Guwahati: Two suspected Adivasi People’s Liberation Army (APLA) militants were arrested in Golaghat on Thursday.
As per sources, the said militants were arrested by a team of Assam Police and the CRPF in Uriamghat in the Golaghat district alongside the Assam-Nagaland border.
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The police said that among the arrested, one is the self-styled Commander-in-Chief of the Adivasi People’s Liberation Army (APLA).
The police also seized arms and ammunition from the duo.
The arrested persons were identified as Sahil Munda, the C-in-C of APLA and Jayanta Haok.
They have been wanted in several cases which link to extortion and other anti-national activities.
Two .32 pistols, 10 live ammunition and the letterhead of the banned outfit were seized by the police