Senior HNLC cadre arrested

Last Updated: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 21:10

Shillong: A senior cadre of the banned Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) in Meghalaya was on Friday caught by Border Security Forces while he was trying to cross over from Bangladesh at Dawki, officials said.

The HNLC cadre has been identified as Poli Tangsang, a resident of Nongtalang village near Indo-Bangladesh border, they said.

According to BSF, Poli admitted to have joined the HNLC in 2007 and was involved in activities of the outfit in and around Dawki and took arms training in Niharpunjee near Lungli river of Moulvi Bazaar of Bangladesh.
He was later handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution under the law.

PTI



First Published: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 21:10

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