In a joint operation launched by the Army and Baksa Police, two suspected locally-trained over-ground workers of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB-S) were apprehended on Wednesday along with arms in Baksa.
Sources said, “Following specific information from the Army intelligence unit, troops of Indian Army and Baksa Police launched a joint operation and apprehended two suspected locally-trained over-ground NDFB (S) workers and recovered two AK-47 rifles along with two live rounds of ammunition on Wednesday from their possession.”
Sources also informed that the apprehended duo has been identified as 29-year-old Ashok Ramchiary, son of late Sohit Ramchiary and Sombharu Basumatary, son of late Raneswar Basumatary.
They were apprehended from Katligaon village and Ambari village under Baksa district in the early morning on Wednesday.
After search in the house of Ashok Ramchiary led to the recovery of two AK-47 rifles and two live rounds of ammunition which were kept hidden in his house premises. The rifles and ammunition were dug out by the operating team.
Apart from being suspected over-ground workers of the NDFB (S), it has also been suspected that the apprehended duo was involved in extortion and many anti-social activities.
The suspected NDFB(S) workers have been kept in the Mushalpur Police Station and are being interrogated to ascertain their further involvement in various other nefarious activities.