DNRF chief apprehended

Last Updated: Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 18:16

Haflong: In a major blow to militants operating in Dima Hasao district of Assam, security forces have apprehended the `commander-in-chief` of Dimasa National Revolutionary Front (DNRF).

Diamond Dimasa alias Pranjol Hojai was apprehended last night at Diyungmukh in a joint operation by police and army as part of the intensified drive against DNRF, formed in the district about 6 months ago, police said.

No arms were recovered from the insurgent leader, the police said.
The Front, some of whose cadres defected from Dima Halam Daogah (Nunisa faction), is engaged in extortions in the district and is associated with NSCN(I-M), the police added.

PTI




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