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Den of insurgents in BTAD!

Despite an intensive crackdown, Kokrajhar has become a den of NDFB(S) and MTFA militants who have been moving in BTAD areas without any hindrance.

Army claimed to have captured 6 NDFB (Songbijit) militants along with four Muslim Tiger Force of Assam (MTFA) insurgents during an operation during the last three days.

Security forces apprehended three NDFB(S) Over Ground Workers (OGWs) from Jharbari during a joint operation on March 25. They have been identified as Bodosa Mushahary, Dwinde Basumatary and Dolaharu Narzary.

One country-made pistol, two country-made rifles and one hand grenade were seized from them.

Three more NDFB (S) cadres were apprehended near Kachugaon in a joint operation by Army, police and BSF. 

Identified as HeitaBoro, Ashok Basumatary and Ranjoy Boro, they have been extorting money in a huge area apart from providing food and rations to NDFB (S) cadre hiding in Ripu Reserve Forest.

Army and Police further claimed to have held an ULFA (I) militant on March 26. Identified as Raman Rabhawho, he was picked up from Gaksha village of Kashiabari area in Gossaigaon district. 

In yet another joint operation Army and police apprehended four Muslim Tiger Force of Assam (MTFA) militants near village Kharkhari in Kokrajhar district.

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