Troops of Indian Army, in a joint operation with Assam Police, apprehended a ULFA (I) over ground worker (OGW) near Ledo in Tinsukia District of Assam on Tuesday.

Based on a specific input the team launched an operation in the area and apprehended the worker identified as Sachin alias Hontu Borgohain.

The apprehended person is suspected to be involved in extortion activities for the faction in the district.

The team also recovered one Point 22mm Pistol along with one magazine and three live rounds of ammunition from the individual.

The apprehension of the OGW has severely hampered the activities of the proscribed group in the district.

The apprehended individual along with recovered stores has been handed over to Ledo Police Station for further investigations.

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