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PULF-Azad militants remanded in police custody

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 15:33

Agartala: The militants of Manipur-based
outlawed People`s United Liberation Front-Azad (PULF-Azad),
have been remanded to police custody.

Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) of West Tripura district
remanded six militants of the outfit including it`s `army
chief` Abdur Rahaman to police custody yesterday.

The wife of Rahaman, Shamina who was also arrested along
with the militants arrested on Saturday, was sent to jail
custody for same number of days.

They were arrested when found moving suspiciously at
Nagerjala bus stand here on Saturday and later produced before
a local court which remanded them to two days jail custody.

Four mobile handsets without any SMS and Rs 50,000 in
cash were found from their possession, the police said.

The militants were identified as Abdur Rahaman, his wife
Shamima, Mohammad Jamir, Mohammad Nazir Ahmad, Abdul Kashim
and Firoz Khan.

During interrogation, the militants admitted that they
had gone to Bangladesh in March this year and crossed over to
Tripura to enter into Manipur, the police said.

A special interrogation team from Manipur would reach
here soon, the police said.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 15:33
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