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KOKRAJHAR: Security forces apprehended six hardcore cadres including deputy finance secretary of the National Democratic Front of Boroland-Saoraigwra faction (NDFB-S) from Ripu Reserve forest, Kokrajhar district early Monday morning. The arrested cadres are Myanmar trained. Police recovered arms and ammunitions from them.

The six individuals were identified as  Bahaigya Basumatary @ Belarwm, Self Styled  Cultural  ​​ Secretary and Deputy Finance Secretary of 39th Batch NDFB(S), Ranjolal Wary @ Gobla @ W Raithab of 42nd Batch NDFB(S),Rubiram Goyary @ G Rwmwgwmw  of 40th batch,Julesh Musharay @ M Jujilang of 42nd batch NDFB(S), Sailen Borgoyary @ B Sibithao of 42nd Batch and  Rajesh Narzary @ N Railang of 42nd batch NDFB(S).

On further questioning, the apprehended cadres revealed the location of a temporary camp site close to the spot of apprehension. The  troops of Red Horns Division immediately moved to the camp site and conducted a thorough search. This led to the recovery of one *M16* Assault Rifle, *six 7.65 mm* Factory Made pistols, twelve magazines, ammunition, medicines, rations, along with several other war like and administrative stores.

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