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NDFB-S cadres held in Chirang

KOKRAJHAR: Security forces apprehended three cadres of the Saoraigwra faction of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB-S) in the India-Bhutan border area in Chirang district on Monday evening.

According to Police source, based on a specific intelligence about movement of NDFB cadres inside Chirang Reserve forest near Bhutan border in Chiang district, a joint operation was launched at remote Indo-Bhutan border area under Runikhata police station by Indian army, CRPF Cobra Battalion and Chirang police on Monday evening and apprehend three cadres of the NDFB-S along with arms.

The apprehended cadres were identified as Naren Basumatary, Dwhwo Daimary and Sayaram Basumatary,who are hailed from Chirang district.

A pistol, four live ammunitions, a magazine and a mobile handset was recovered from their possession.

In another place, Bijni police recovered an AK series riffle at Damugaon village under Panbari police outpost in Chirang. Police conducted a search operation at the Damugaon village on Tuesday morning and able to recover the arms with magazine. However, no one was arrested so far for involvment with arms recovery.
 

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