Two suspected Naxals held in Assam

Two suspected Naxalites on Saturday apprehended by security forces from the Tinsukia district of Assam.

Guwahati: Two suspected Naxalites on Saturday apprehended by security forces from the Tinsukia district of Assam.

The two alleged Maoists were intercepted by a joint squad of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police in the Kako Pathar-Nayamati area of the district when they were near a picket erected to nab suspects, officials said.

The two have been identified by security forces as Papu Gogoi (28), a resident of Dibrugarh in the state and Tapan Neogi (21) a resident of Tinsukia.
A Chinese made pistol and a magazine have also been recovered from them, they said.

PTI

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