Assam: ULFA-I cadre arrested in Dibrugarh, IEDs recovered

Assam: ULFA-I cadre arrested in Dibrugarh, IEDs recovered

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The 9 Rajputana Rifles regiment of Army apprehended a suspected cadre of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) in Tingkhong in Dibrugarh in Assam. The cadre was apprehended on May 28th, 2020.

The troops recovered a pistol and two Improvised Explosive Devises (IED) from the possession of the cadre. Later, the IEDs were diffused by the bomb squad at the Polo ground field.

ON May 25th, 2020, the troops of the Indian Army in a joint operation with Assam police busted a recruitment racket of banned militant outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). The troops also rescued a minor from Charaideo district of Upper Assam on May 25th, 2020.

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Based on a specific input, the joint teams launched a well-coordinated operation spread over Charaideo and Dibrugarh districts of Assam. During the operation the teams apprehended one hardcore cadre and four over ground workers belonging to the proscribed group.

The apprehended persons have been identified as SS Pvt Baldev Teli, a ULFA(I) cadre and Amit Bara, Sumit Baig, Azad Gohran and Vijay all OGWs. The apprehended persons were allegedly involved in a recruitment racket in the region. The rescued minor has been handed over to his parents in the presence of villagers after counseling.

The teams also recovered one 7.62 mm Pistol, 2 rounds of ammunition, mobile phones and SIM cards.

The parents appreciated the efforts of security forces and also expressed their gratitude for the compassion in the safe return of their ward. The apprehended individuals and recovered items have been handed over to Assam police for further investigations.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: May 29, 2020