DIBRUGARH: A suspected linkman of the banned United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) was apprehended in the Bamunbari area under Tingkhong police station in Dibrugarh district.

The arrested person was identified as Bhargav Gogoi of Bamunbari.

He was arrested in a joint operation conducted by Tingkhong Police with QRT, CRPF 171 Battalion.

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The operation was conducted at his residence in Bamunbari on Saturday. 

According to police, Bhargab Gogoi allegedly maintained links with ULFA-I leader Abhijit Gogoi alias Aiseng Axom.

He has been accused of being associated with the recruitment of new cadres for the banned outfit.

Currently, Gogoi is in two-days police custody for further investigation.

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Case no 220/22 under sections 371 IPC r/w section 10/13 UA(P) Act has been registered at Dibrugarh police station.

Avik Chakraborty

Avik Chakraborty is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dibrugarh. He can be reached at: babs8oct@gmail.com