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Assam: ZUF cadre apprehended by troops of Assam Rifles

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Troops of Assam Rifles on Saturday apprehended a ZUF cadre from Namdailong area of Cachar District in South Assam with arms and ammunition.

"Troops from #AssamRifles apprehend a #ZUF Cadre from Namdailong area of Cachar District in South Assam with arms and ammunition. The apprehended cadre along with recoveries have been handed over to Police for further investigations @adgpi @official_dgar," Army's Eastern Command said in a tweet.

Based on specific information, troops from Assam Rifles launched a search operation on August 17 in the area of Namdailong in Cachar District of South Assam.

During the operation, one ZUF cadre was apprehended and a pistol with ammunition was recovered from the insurgent.

The apprehended ZUF cadre has been identified as Gangdun Rongmei (36) and is known to be involved in numerous illegal activities in Jiribam and Cachar.

The apprehended cadre along with the recovered weapon has been handed over to the police for further investigation.

"The Assam Rifles Battalion with its renewed focus on insurgent groups indulging in extortion and kidnapping activities along economically important areas along Jiri River, had apprehended four ZUF cadres along with large cache of ammunition in May 2019. This successful operation by the security forces has dealt a huge blow to the nefarious designs of the insurgents in the region," a statement read.

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First Published: Sun, August 18 2019. 22:39 IST