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5 Tripura militants escape from Bangladesh camp, surrender

IANS  |  Agartala 

Five militants of the (NLFT) after escaping from their hideout in Bangladesh, have surrendered to the Police, officials said here on Friday.

The guerrillas, led by their self-styled corporal Bisurai Debbarma, 33, surrendered on Thursday night, Police spokesman Uttam Kumar Bhowmik said.

"The tribal extremists fled from their clandestine camp at Thangnang (under Rangamati district of Chittagong Hill Tract of southeast Bangladesh) and crossed over to India on Wednesday night," said Superintendent of police (Special Branch) Arindam Nath, to whom the rebels surrendered.

They also deposited some electronic gadgets and incriminating documents with the police.

Aged between 27 and 33, the militants told the police that they fled from the NLFT camp in out of frustration and miserable conditions.

According to them, more NLFT cadres from are likely to surrender.

Over the past six months, 33 NLFT rebels with a huge quantity of arms and ammunition have surrendered to the Police after escaping from their hideouts in Bangladesh.

NLFT cadres and All Tiger Force (ATTF) militants undergo arms training in hideouts in Bangladesh, which shares an 856-km border with Tripura.

Banned in 1997 by the Union Home Ministry, the two outfits have sought secession of from India. ATTF has become almost defunct due to the surrender of most of its cadres.

A senior police official, citing intelligence reports, said that the Army and security forces in separate operations have recently busted two camps of the NLFT and National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah faction) in mountainous Chittagong Hill Tracts.

--IANS

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5 Tripura militants escape from Bangladesh camp, surrender

Five militants of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) after escaping from their hideout in Bangladesh, have surrendered to the Tripura Police, officials said here on Friday.

Five militants of the (NLFT) after escaping from their hideout in Bangladesh, have surrendered to the Police, officials said here on Friday.

The guerrillas, led by their self-styled corporal Bisurai Debbarma, 33, surrendered on Thursday night, Police spokesman Uttam Kumar Bhowmik said.

"The tribal extremists fled from their clandestine camp at Thangnang (under Rangamati district of Chittagong Hill Tract of southeast Bangladesh) and crossed over to India on Wednesday night," said Superintendent of police (Special Branch) Arindam Nath, to whom the rebels surrendered.

They also deposited some electronic gadgets and incriminating documents with the police.

Aged between 27 and 33, the militants told the police that they fled from the NLFT camp in out of frustration and miserable conditions.

According to them, more NLFT cadres from are likely to surrender.

Over the past six months, 33 NLFT rebels with a huge quantity of arms and ammunition have surrendered to the Police after escaping from their hideouts in Bangladesh.

NLFT cadres and All Tiger Force (ATTF) militants undergo arms training in hideouts in Bangladesh, which shares an 856-km border with Tripura.

Banned in 1997 by the Union Home Ministry, the two outfits have sought secession of from India. ATTF has become almost defunct due to the surrender of most of its cadres.

A senior police official, citing intelligence reports, said that the Army and security forces in separate operations have recently busted two camps of the NLFT and National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah faction) in mountainous Chittagong Hill Tracts.

--IANS

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(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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5 Tripura militants escape from Bangladesh camp, surrender

Five militants of the (NLFT) after escaping from their hideout in Bangladesh, have surrendered to the Police, officials said here on Friday.

The guerrillas, led by their self-styled corporal Bisurai Debbarma, 33, surrendered on Thursday night, Police spokesman Uttam Kumar Bhowmik said.

"The tribal extremists fled from their clandestine camp at Thangnang (under Rangamati district of Chittagong Hill Tract of southeast Bangladesh) and crossed over to India on Wednesday night," said Superintendent of police (Special Branch) Arindam Nath, to whom the rebels surrendered.

They also deposited some electronic gadgets and incriminating documents with the police.

Aged between 27 and 33, the militants told the police that they fled from the NLFT camp in out of frustration and miserable conditions.

According to them, more NLFT cadres from are likely to surrender.

Over the past six months, 33 NLFT rebels with a huge quantity of arms and ammunition have surrendered to the Police after escaping from their hideouts in Bangladesh.

NLFT cadres and All Tiger Force (ATTF) militants undergo arms training in hideouts in Bangladesh, which shares an 856-km border with Tripura.

Banned in 1997 by the Union Home Ministry, the two outfits have sought secession of from India. ATTF has become almost defunct due to the surrender of most of its cadres.

A senior police official, citing intelligence reports, said that the Army and security forces in separate operations have recently busted two camps of the NLFT and National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah faction) in mountainous Chittagong Hill Tracts.

--IANS

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