From Staff Correspondent
SHILLONG, May 14: Three memebrs of the proscribed HNLC and a suspected ULFA cadre were apprehended by the East Khasi Police on Friday night. Acting on intelligence inputs, the police team swung into action and at around 9:40 pm, the Special Operation Team (SOT) intercepted one vehicle on the NH 40 at Mawlieh View Point, near Langkyrdem. On checking, 2 AK56 rifles, 105 live Chinese rounds, 9mm Mauser with 24 live 9mm rounds, 2 Improvised Claymore Explosives, 2 claymore boxes, 2 timer devices inside plastic spectacle boxes, 2 battery power sources, 1 multimeter voltage tester were recovered. The Bomb Disposal Squad was immediately called to de-activate the explosive where 6 pieces of Commercial Electrical Detotors were detoted using Cordex wire at the spot itself. On prelimiry interrogation, it was ascertained that three of the apprehended perons are HNLC cadres while one is an ULFA cadre. The mes of the arrested cadres are, Nobleson Rynjah, Phrankor Rynjah, Kyrseiboklang Lyngdoh and Bikhat Asom from Bongaigaon, Assam. Investigation is on to ascertain the extent of their activities and their link with over ground elements.