Tiwa rebel held
FROM A CORRESPONDENT
JAGIROAD, May 17: One rebel of the newly-formed Tiwa Liberation Army (TLA) was arrested by Nellie police from West Karbi Anglong. The detained rebel has been identified as Babu Phangso. On May 29 last year, two militants were arrested in Amsoi , when they had returned to the area after completing arms training at Dimapur in galand. On May 25, five militants of the outfit, active in Morigaon district bordering Meghalaya, were arrested from Kumarkuchi in neighboring Karbi Anglong district and Rs 70,000 were recovered from them. The outfit has been formed about one and half year ago and during this period it has issued extortion notes to businessmen and civil servants posted in the area, police sources said.