Three suspected ULFA men arrested, arms recovered in Assam

Three suspected ULFA militants were arrested and a cache of arms and ammunition was recovered in the wee hours on Tuesday, police said.

Updated: Sep 24, 2013, 17:06 PM IST

Guwahati: Three suspected ULFA militants were arrested and a cache of arms and ammunition was recovered in the wee hours on Tuesday, police said.

"After getting an information, we laid traps at seven places around Guwahati. Post midnight, we spotted a vehicle and searched it. We recovered the arms from there and arrested three persons," Inspector General of Police (Central Western Range) LR Bishnoi said.

Three AK-81 rifles, nine magazines and three US-made bottle grenades were recovered from the vehicle, he said.
The arms were being taken to Goalpara district near the border with Meghalaya, Bishnoi said.

PTI