Published: December 30, 2012
Two Militants Nabbed in Assam
By Hemanta Kumar Nath
Guwahati, December 30: Security forces nabbed two hardcore militants of newly formed insurgent group DJNA in Assam's Dima Hasao district on Sunday, officials said.
Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of army and police launched a search operation at Haflong in the hill district and apprehended the militant duo.
Security forces seized one 9 mm pistol, one hand grenade and ammunition in possession of them.
The nabbed militants were identified as Binod Langthasa and Jimi Thaosen.
In another incident, a cadre of Garo rebel group Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) was surrendered before police at Hamren in Karbi Anglong district on Sunday.
The militant deposited one AK-56 rifle, two magazines, eight rounds live ammunition before top police officials.
Hemanta Kumar Nath reports on local news in Assam, the north east Indian state. Read more stories by Hemanta Kumar Nath. Contact him through NewsBlaze.
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