Two anti-talk militants arrested in Assam

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 14:20 hrs

Guwahati, Jan 14 (IANS) Security forces in Assam's Kokrajhar district have nabbed two militants of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), an official said Monday.

Kokrajhar Superintendent of Police Sunil Kumar said the two militants received bullet injuries in a gun-battle with the security forces, were nabbed from Ultapani area.

"Acting on a tip off, a joint team of the army and the police launched an operation at Ultapani area, which is near the border of Kokrajhar and Chirang district," he said.

The security forces have recovered two grenades, one pistol and some incriminating documents from the injured militants.

"A massive search operation is on to ascertain if any other militants are hiding in that area," he said.

The arrested militants were distributing extortion notes.

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