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Troops of Indian Army of Chirang along with Assam Police launched a joint operation in the district on Thursday and apprehended a cadre of NDFB (S).

The operation was carried out after getting specific intelligence input.

The arrested person was allegedly involved in extortion activities.

The arrested person was identified as Laben Muchahary alias Lwithama.

He is the brother of M Borosha, a dreaded cadre of NDFB (S).

He was nabbed on the spot while indulging in extortion activities.

He was in possession with huge cash of both Indian and Bhutan currencies.

He is under police custody for further investigation and legal proceedings.

Recent successful operations in the area display high degree of cooperation among various security forces.

It has resulted in drastic shock to the nefarious designs of NDFB (S) in the region.

Rinoy Basumatary

Rinoy Basumatary is Northeast Now Correspondent in Kokrajhar. He can be reached at: rinoymasscom@gmail.com