ULFA linkman arrested

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GUWAHATI, July 4: The Gorchuk police on Tuesday arrested an ULFA (I) linkman identified as Banjit Das from Boragaon. According to police sources, Banjit has been working in an individual warehouse located at Boragaon and is a permanent resident of Arikuchi, Nalbari district. Following the alleged linkman’s confession, the police conducted a search operation at his Arikuchi residence and recovered a sum of Rs 4.48 lakh. He recently extorted Rs 5 lakh from a city trader in the name of ULFA (I) and concealed the cash at his residence for delivery to the source. In this connection, further investigation is on, sources added.