Assam rifles, Arunachal Pradesh Police nab 2 active ULFA(I) cadres in Tirap

KHONSA, Apr 13: In a significant operation launched by the Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles in conjunction with Arunachal Pradesh Police on Thursday morning, two active cadres of ULFA (I) group were apprehended in Tirap district.

As per sources, the Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles along with Tirap Police launched an operation in the early hours on April 13, 2023.

The two insurgents were found hiding in the Horu Chinghan village in Tirap district and were nabbed.

The apprehended cadres of the ULFA (I) group have been identified as self-styled 2nd Lieutenant Ranju Asom alias Himangshu Bhuyan and self-styled Private Orindom Asom alias Mahanta Baruah, both of whom are residents of Assam, said an official statement.“The apprehension of these cadres come at a time when the ULFA(I) is trying to increase its strength in the upper Assam region. In this year alone, there have been numerous apprehensions and surrenders of ULFA(I) cadres in upper Assam region and TCL region of Arunachal Pradesh which has given a serious blow to the activities and hierarchy of the banned outfit,” the statement said.

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