One over ground worker of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland-Songbijit (NDFB-S) faction was apprehended during a joint operation by police and 12 Sikh Light Infantry regiment late Monday night.
The over ground NDFB-S worker was apprehended from Serfanguri village in Dotma Tehsil of Kokrajhar district in Assam.
The security personnel seized one country made pistol and two mobile handsets with SIM cards were recovered from his possession.
The arrested over ground NDFB-S worker has been identified as Ajit Goyary, aged around 26 years and son of one Nirmal Goyary of North Guwabari at Patgaon under Serfanguri police station in Dotma Tehsil of Kokrajhar district in Assam.
The nabbed over ground NDFB-S worker, Ajit Goyary was involved in recruitment and extortion at Serfanguri and Patgaon areas of the district.
Further investigation is going on even as the police begin intensive grilling of the arrested over ground NDFB-S worker.