Guwahati: Three hardcore ULFA militants
were arrested and two powerful Improvised Explosive Devices
(IEDs) recovered in Assam on Monday in separate incidents,
officials sources said.
Three ULFA militants belonging to the outfit`s 27th
Battalion were apprehended by the Assam police`s Special
Operation Unit (SOU) from two different places of the city.
A senior leader of the outfit Paresh Deka alias Joy,
who had entered the city recently from Bangladesh, was nabbed
from Kahilipara area along with a huge quantity of arms and
In another operation, two militants, identified as
Sarat Kakoty and Gautam Nath, were held from the Six Mile
Two grenades, two Programmable Time Devices (PTDs),
plastic explosives, three detonators and several documents
were recovered from the militants.
In another incident, two powerful Improvised Explosive
Devices (IEDs) were recovered from Rangiya town in Kamrup
(Rural) district this morning.
The IEDs, kept in a bag and weighing four kgs each,
were recovered near a pond in Tulsibari area of the town.