Two IEDs seized, one ULFA militant arrested

Last Updated: Saturday, January 23, 2010 - 23:58

Guwahati: Two powerful Improvised Explosive
Devices (IED) were seized here on Saturday and a ULFA militant was
arrested, police said.

The police seized a two-kg IED from Lalmati area,
suspected to be hidden by ULFA militants for subversive
activities, they said.
The local people told the police that they noticed a
youth staying in a rented house near to the spot from where
the IED was recovered but he had left a couple of days back.

Another IED kept inside a bag was found from a road near
the Tarunram Phukan park in Bharalumukh area. Both the IEDs
have been safely defused by the CRPF, sources said.

In another incident, one hardcore ULFA militant
belonging to the 28 battalion was arrested in Lakhimpur
district.
Pranab Patur (26) was nabbed when he was undergoing
treatment in the Lakhimpur civil hospital near Boginadi,
police said.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, January 23, 2010 - 23:58

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