Six NLFT insurgents surrender in Tripura

Last Updated: Monday, November 9, 2009 - 11:06

Agartala: With Bangladesh security forces
carrying out raids on their hideouts, six insurgents of the
outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura have surrendered
before troops in West Tripura district, police said on Monday.

Two of the ultras surrendered yesterday before the
commandant of 15 Battalion of Assam Rifles at Hrankhawlpara
camp under Teliamura police station and deposited two
AK-series rifles, two magazines and cartridges.

The four others surrendered before the Commandant of
1st battalion of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) at Lefunga camp
under Sidhai police station and deposited cartridges.

During interrogation, the insurgents revealed that
security forces in Bangladesh were making frequent raids on
their hideouts, mainly in Chittagong Hill Tracts, police said.

Around 330 insurgents of two banned outfits - NLFT and
All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) have surrendered before
security forces this year.

Bureau Report



First Published: Monday, November 9, 2009 - 11:06
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