Shillong: The banned ULFA on Saturday claimed that two of its leaders were picked up by Indian intelligence agencies in Bangladesh.
In an email to the media signed by ULFA publicity secretary Arunudoy Dohotia, the outfit said `captain` Antu Saudang and `second lieutenant` Pradeep Chetia were picked up
on December 13 and their whereabouts were not known since then.
The email, signed by Dohotia, however, denied reports that Saudang’s wife was also detained by the security agencies in the neighbouring country.
Saudang is the third top leader to be on the run after `c-in-c` Paresh Barua and another commander of the armed wing Jibon Moran.
A BSF official said Bangladesh security agencies had raided an ULFA hideout in the Jinaighati area of Sherpur district on December 16 and seized a huge cache of weapons,
including 10 AK 47 rifles.