Tripura: Three NLFT insurgents arrested

Agartala: Three insurgents of banned National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) have been nabbed by Assam Rifles troopers from Gobindabari, a remote tribal hamlet in Dhalai district, the police said on Saturday.

Acting on a tip-off, Assam Rifles troopers carried out a search operation in the area yesterday and apprehended three NLFT ultras from a tong-ghar (tree-top house) and recovered eight live cartridges of INSAS rifle.

The ultras were identified as Saranjoy Reang (19), Puspa Kumar Jamatiya (29) and Rahumjoy Tripura (22).

Assam Rifles handed them over to Chhamanu police station authority.