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Linkman of ULFA(I) and NSCN nabbed in Arunachal Pradesh

Linkman of ULFA(I) and NSCN nabbed in Arunachal Pradesh

India Blooms News Service | | 13 Feb 2017, 04:14 pm
Guwahati, Feb 13 (IBNS) : Security forces have apprehended a linkman of ULFA(I) and NSCN(K) in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday, officials said on Monday.

Kohima based defence PRO Colonel Chiranjeet Konwer said that , in the series of intense operations on underground outfits, delivering yet another blow to ULFA(I) and NSCN(K), the Jairampur Battalion under the aegis of DAO division conducted a successful operation in Old Khamdo village in the Sunday evening.

Alan Rai, a linkman of ULFA(I) and NSCN(K) was apprehended based on specific intelligence about presence of one cadre trying to terrorize and attempting forced extortion in Old Khamdo village.

The battalion swiftly launched an operation and apprehended the linkman with blank letter heads of ULFA(I) and NSCN(K).

"Post spot interrogation he admitted allegiance to ULFA(I) and NSCN(K), further divulging that he has been actively assisting and acting as Ranapio for both the organizations for last four years during which time he has had regular contact with Self Style Sergeant Rupam Asom of ULFA(I)," Konwer said.

The security forces has been carrying out aggressive operations in the South Arunachal Pradesh and this apprehension has struck a blow to the extortion activities being carried out by the underground cadres of the group in the area. The operation has tightened the noose around the gp and has brought relief to the local population.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Bath)