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Assam News : Three ULFA(I) cadres were arrested by police in Namrup

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Three ULFA(I) cadres were apprehended by a joint team of Army and Assam Police in Namrup on Saturday.

The apprehended cadres have been identified as Rantu Sonowal, Vidyut Chiringia, and Jishu Borah.

Police said, “In a major blow to the modus operandi of insurgent outfit ULFA (I) in misguiding the youth to join the outfit as many as three Over Ground Workers including the new recruits are apprehended by a joint team of Dangri Kumar Army Camp, Sapekhati Army Camp and Namrup Police on December 28.”

Police said based on specific input from reliable sources a joint team of Army and Police launched an operation in Namrup .

“After a sustained effort following various leads the team apprehended an Over Ground Worker Rantu Sonowal (25), resident of Rohmari, Dibrugarh. He was residing at Namrup at a rented house where he was running all kinds of notorious activities including making ULFA(I) flags to be hoisted on various occasions, recruiting youths and extortion activities for the banned outfit,” police said.


Updated by: News Sources 2019-12-30 4:54 PM