NE: Five BNLF insurgents arrested
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Last Updated: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 12:13
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.

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.


First Published: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 12:13

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