Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Four held

Kokrajhar: Four persons, including a cadre of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB-S) were arrested by security forces from different two places in Kokrajhar and Chirang district on Wednesday.

According to Police,based on a tiptop information about movement of NDFB cadres, a joint operation was launched by Gossaigaon police alongwith Army and CRPF Cobra Battalion in Auxiguri village under Kachugaon police station in Kokrajhar disrict in the early morning and managed to arrest a cadre with arms.The cadre was identified as Rohiton Narzary (33) of Oxiguri village under Soraibil police outpost.

One 7.65 mm pistol and 15 rounds of ammunition were recovered from his possession.

On further interrogation, he led to the recovery of an AK-56 rifle, one magazine and 21 rounds of ammunition, which was was hidden underground in his house. He was earlier arrested in the year 2017. His elder brother SS Sgt. Major Sandw of the militant outfit was killed in an encounter with Police in December, 2017. Further interrogation is going on.

A case is being registered with police.

In another incident,Baksa police apprehended three arms smugllers from Panbari area of Chirang district.

The operation police team was led by Baksa SP following an inputs about arms smuggling in the Panbari area under Bijni subdivision in Chirang district and able to nab three arms smugllers.However,main arm smuggling Markush Goyary is absconding.

The arrested have been identified as Antony Muchahary,Derhasat Basumatary and Mithinga Basumatary.

Police has been interogating the arrested persons.

Author info

AT Kokrajhar Bureau's picture

Assam Times Kokrajhar bureau office, BTAD.

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

More Stories

Sunita Bhuyan wins HR Leadership Award

27 Feb 2011 - 1:53am | editor
Syntel's head of Leadership and Development, Sunita Bhuyan was awarded the prestigious HR Leadership Award, which recognises outstanding HR professionals for achievements in their field. The award...

ULFA cadre arrested in Kokrajhar: Operation going on

7 Apr 2012 - 3:17am | editor
Security forces have arrested a hardcore ULFA cadre from Kokrajhar district on Friday. Acting on a tip off, security men caught him from Fakiragram market area in the wee hours. The ULFA cadre...

BJP-BPF-AGP aliance to win 40 seats in first phase: Hagrama

5 Apr 2016 - 7:13pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
BPF president Hagrama Mohilary,  who is also BTC chief claimed that the BJP, BPF, AGP alliance i going to win nearly 40 seats in the first phase of Assam assembly held on Monday in the state....