Acting on a tip-off, a contingent of Assam Rifles launched a special operation in the area in Kanchanpur
sub-division yesterday and arrested the ultras.
Assam Rifles personnel seized two countrymade guns, one pistol and two revolvers from their possession.
The ultras were identified as Pradip Piter (28), Juam
Jhara Bru (28), Psamani Bru (28), Routijoy Reang (26) and
Karanjoy Reang (22).
They were handed over to the Tripura police.
Agartala: Five insurgents of Bru National
Liberation Front (BNLF), a Mizoram based insurgent outfit have been arrested by security forces at Baigunchherra, a remotetribal hamlet in North Tripura district, the police said Thursday.
First Published: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 12:13