During an operation, Assam Rifles personnel have apprehended three cadres belonging to the United Liberation Front of Asom – Independent (ULFA-I) in the Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh.

According to Army sources, the three ULFA(I) cadres have been nabbed during the operation carried out by Assam Rifles personnel at Naglu in Tirap district.

The apprehended ULFA(I) cadres have been identified as Milan Baruah alias Nijan Asom, self-styled ‘Major’ Jintu Asom alias Bikeswar Asom and Gaurab Asom alias Rajib Gogoi.

Army sources revealed that all the ULFA(I) cadres were nabbed while they were crossing the India-Myanmar border and entered Arunachal Pradesh.

Sources claimed the security force personnel recovered three .32 pistols and several rounds of ammunition from the possession of the ULFA(I) cadres.

The ULFA(I) cadres are residents of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts, sources added.

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