The Army under the Dao Division has successfully nabbed two over-ground workers of the United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) on the Moran-Tinsukia road.
The operation has delivered a huge blow to the ULFA-I activities in Upper Assam.
Based on specific intelligence inputs received from intelligence agencies and further corroborated from own sources regarding movement of over-ground workers of the militant outfit on the Moran-Tinsukia highway, an operation was launched by the 9th Battalion of the Rajputana Rifles in midnight hours.
During the operation, two over-ground workers of the ULFA-I, identified as Gyandeep Boragohain and Mridul Sarma were apprehended.
“The duo was nabbed along with with one .22 mm pistol and one magazine with three live rounds on August 3, 2018 at 11:30 pm while they were moving on the Moran-Tinsukia road on a hired Omni van with (No-AS-04P-7139),” informed sources.
They were later handed over to police.
Both the over-ground ULFA-I workers were actively involved in several extortion and anti-national activities. This apprehension is like to help the security forces in carrying out further operations against the ULFA-I in near future.
Recently, the 9th Battalion of the Rajputana Rifles conducted several successful operations to mitigate the impact of ULFA-I in Upper Assam. This operation is also a major part of the ongoing crackdown by security forces on the outfit active in Upper Assam.