GUWAHATI: A total of 67 militants of Dimasa National Liberation Army (DNLA) on Thursday laid down their arms during an arms laying ceremonial function in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district.
The militants laid their arms during the programme held at Dhansiri area in Karbi Anglong district in presence of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) Chief Executive Member (CEM) Tuliram Ronghang, Hiren Nath, ADGP (Special Branch) of Assam police and other senior police officials.
Informing this, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, “Committing themselves to the dream of Hon PM & Hon HM of progressive and peaceful Assam, I am glad to share that 67 cadres of DNLA laid down weapons today at Dhansiripar, Karbi Anglong in presence of @TuliramRonghang, CEM, KAAC & others.”
The DNLA militants deposited 9 pistols with magazines, two AK series rifles, guns and a large amount of ammunition.
Earlier on November 13, 47 cadres of the militant outfit including its C-in-C Mushrang had laid down their arms during an arms laying ceremony held at Khepre area, 95-km from Dima Hasao district headquarter Haflong.
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