Bhubaneswar ,19.06.2016 (Tapas Mahapatra) :A joint operation was launched by 19 JAT Regiment (Army), Dibrugarh Police and 171 Bn CRPF at around 2330hours on 18 Jun 2016 at village Chetiapathar. Total 4 Militants were Apprehended out of which 3 was hard core ULFA(I) militants and one was GMLA cadre.
(a) SS SgtRitupon Borah @ IrfanAsom @ August (Age – 23 years)
(b) SS SgtDipon Moran @ PrithirajAsom (Age -25years) S/o Shri Badan Moran of villPuroniMotoapunggaon, Police Station Makum, District –Tinsukia
(c) SS CplNakulRabha @ BishalAsom (Age – 18 years) S/o UsuniRabha of Village Amtola, Police Station & District Goalpara.
One GNLA cadre namely SS PteSaltiush N Marak @ Chem (Age – 21 years) S/o Shri Brenner S Sangma of Village – Belabor, District – West Garo Hills, Meghalaya was also apprehended.
The following were recovered :-
(a) 9 mm Pistol – 03
(b) Pistol Magazine – 06
(c) 9mm live ammunition – 40 rounds
(d) BFDX BF 860 Chinese wireless radio set – 02
During preliminary interrogation, the apprehended militant cadres confessed that, at the time of their apprehension, they were making transit halt at Chetiapathar on their way to Arakan camp (1st Brigade), Myanmar from Tura (Meghalaya) on the order of their DyC-in-C SS MajDristiRajkhowa and were waiting for their guide to take them to Myanmar. A case in this regard has been registered with police