A ULFA-Independent recruitment module has been busted in Assam’s Sivasagar district.

The recruitment module of the ULFA-I has been busted in Namtola area in Assam’s Sivasagar district.

“Based on specific input of recruitment being carried out by ULFA in Assam, in a well planned and coordinated operation, the Joypur Battalion under Spear Corps along with Sonari Police busted a recruitment module on 29 Sep 21,” a statement from the Army read.

Seven youths have been apprehended by the security forces during the operation.

The youths were on their way to training camps of ULFA-I across the border in Myanmar.

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“The operation led to apprehension of seven youth in Namtola while the group was on its way to the ULFA training camps across Myanmar border,” the statement read.

Meanwhile, the apprehended youths have handed over to the local police for further legal action.

“…they (the youths) have confessed to having been recruited by handlers of ULFA-I,” the statement claimed.

The statement added: “The group included a cadre who had earlier surrendered in 2016 and one who had already tried to join the banned outfit couple of years back.”

“The operation breaks the myth of the Unilateral ceasefire announced by ULFA-I,” the statement adds.

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