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7 ULFA cadres surrender

Seven ULFA-I cadres surrenderd on Monday before police in Tinsukia.

The cadres were identified as Barun Asom, Sourav Asom, Utpal Asom, Bosonto Asom, Ninja Asom, Mazid Moran and Shekharjyoti Asom.

Police paraded the surrendered ULFA cadres before media on Tuesday.

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