Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday Modi phoned his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina to thank her for handing over top ULFA leader Anup Chetia, reports Press Trust of India (PTI).
"PM @narendramodi spoke to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina. He wished PM Hasina on Diwali & thanked her for the help in fighting terrorism," the Prime Minister's office said in a tweet.
Chetia, the founder general secretary of the banned United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA), wanted for killings, abductions, bank robberies and extortion activities, was a fugitive for over two decades and was handed over to India by Bangladesh today following personal intervention by Modi.
ULFA leader Anup Chetia was handed over to India by Bangladesh, PTI, the Indian national news agency reports.