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More teeth in Army crackdown

Army’s crackdown against United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) is all set get more teeth.

According to information, newly appointed Army Chief Staff Deepak Kapoor will hinder down with Army’s top officials at the 4 Corps in Tezpur on October 16 to fine-tune a set of strategies to make the operation against ULFA more effective.

During the visit, Mr Kapoor will assess the over all law and order situation in the north eastern states in view of the stepped up militant activities in the region.

Allegations of Army harassment on common people may also come up in the close door meeting.

Mr Kapoor is further scheduled to leave for Arunachal Pradesh visit the border areas on October 17.

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