One NDFB(S) cadre was apprehended by the security forces and police from Karibil near Assam Arunachal border under Helem Police Station in Sonitpur district in the last night.
Manabendra Dev Ray – Superintendent of Police, Biswanath Chariali police district – confirmed the arrested cadre as Manas Swargiwari. An US made 7.65 pistol, and a magazine, live ammunition and objectionable documents were recovered from the NDFB(S) cadre.
He said that till today police and security forces have been arrested 21 militant and linkman from Biswanath Chariali and recovered 11 sophisticated arms 4 nos M33 rifles, one M81 rifle, one HK rifle, one Chinese rifle, one AK-56 rifle, 4 nos Pistols and 14 grenades from the militant.
Sanjukta Parasar – Superintendent of Police of Tezpur district – informed that more than 20 militants and their linkman have been arrested by the security forces in different operation and recovered 3 Rifles, 3 pistols, 10 grenades and 390 live ammunition from the militants. She also added that joint operation is continued in several parts.