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ULFA(I) militant arrested in Assam

Last Updated: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 15:37

Jorhat: An ULFA (Independent) militant was arrested from Majuli river island in Jorhat district, a police official said Friday.

Deepak Patowary alias Deepak Bora (36) was arrested last night based on a tip off that he was hiding at Borguri Joorbil, Superintendent of Police Amanjit Kaur said.

Six ULFA(I) extortion notices and two mobile hand sets were recovered from the ultra, Kaur said.

Deepak had joined ULFA in 1996 and later surrendered in 2007. He returned to insurgency in 2011 by joining Paresh Baruah led ULFA(I) faction for recruitment and extortion drives in Majuli, Lakhimpur, Sibsagar and Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border areas, Kaur said. PTI

First Published: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 15:37

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