Guwahati: A youth from Nagaon in Assam was arrested by the police after he allegedly made an attempt to join the banned militant outfit, United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent.

As per reports, the person has been identified as Anarul Haque, a resident of the Juria area.

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He was nabbed based on specific inputs that he had attempted to join the banned outfit through social media.

Haque allegedly made attempts to join the outfit through their Facebook page.

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It is not yet clear which page it was however, the police have initiated an investigation into the matter.

It may be mentioned that there have been several reports of the ULFA-I using social media to recruit youths.

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