From our Correspondent
KOKRAJHAR, January 7: A joint team of Army and Police apprehended two NDFB(S) militants recently which thwarted the evil designs of the terrorist group in Kokrajhar district. The Army troops under the aegis of the Red Horns Division, in a joint operation with the Kokrajhar Police, apprehended these two militants near Tipkai. Two pistols and ammunition were recovered from their possession. These militants had been asked to recruit new cadres, in view of the ongoing operation by the Army in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts, as disclosed by both of them. These two militants were involved in extortion activities in the past and were providing information about movement of security forces conducting relentless operation against NDFB(S) in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts recently. In another successful joint operation with Goalpara police, five hardcore GNLA militants were apprehended along the Assam–Meghalaya border while they were carrying out extortion activities and trying to spread terror in Rongsoi area along the Meghalaya–Assam border. Five pistols and ammunition were recovered from the militants.