3 ULFA hardcore ultras nabbed; grenades, pistol recovered

Goalpara/Guwahati: Three hardcore ULFA insurgents were arrested with grenades, pistols and ammunition
from Assam's Goalpara and Dibrugarh districts today.

On a tip off, police nabbed two militants from a bus coming from Arunachal Pradesh in front of the army camp at Lakhipur in Goalpara district.

 3 ULFA hardcore ultras nabbed; grenades, pistol recovered

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Five hand grenades, a pistol with 20 ammunition and blank cartridges of AK-47 rifle were recovered from the ultras who are brothers, police sources said. The two have been identified as Gupesh Hajong, who was trained in an ULFA camp in Bhutan in 1997, and Durlav Hajong, the sources said.

In Dibrugarh district, another ULFA extremist Nitul Das was picked up at Chabua with five grenades, one pistol, ammunition and documents. Interrogation of the arrested ultras were on, they added.

PTI

Updated Date: Oct 27, 2012 18:55:26 IST



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