Guwahati: 3 NDFB militants arrested

Last Updated: Wed, Feb 06, 2013 20:50 hrs

Three hardcore cadres from anti-talk faction group of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) were apprehended by security forces in Guwahati on Wednesday evening.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Guwahati City police and 121 battalion of CRPF had launched an operation at Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) in Guwahati and nabbed the militants on the way to Myanmar via Dimapur.

"The militant group had used Guwahati as their transit base," said Ranjan Bhuyan, Guwahati city police SP.

The nabbed militants were identified as Laisui Basumutary, Joangsar Basumutary and Astomi Basumutary.

Security forces recovered Rs 2.50 lakh cash from their possession.

On Feb 3, security forces arrested four hardcore cadres of the outfit group from the Betkuchi area in the city.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

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