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3 ULFA(I) cadres surrender in Assam: Police

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Three cadres of an outlawed outfit have surrendered before the police in district of Assam, a senior said.

One of them was allegedly involved in the killing of Bhaskar Kalita, the officer-in-charge of Bordumsa Police Station, of Police Dr told reporters here on Wednesday.

Based on inputs about the ULFA-I men crossing the India-border to carry out specific activities in upper Assam, a joint counter-insurgency operation was launched by a team of Police, the and the CRPF at Tarani Reserve Forest on Tuesday.

"The security forces persuaded the cadres to give up arms and the ULFA(I) personnel surrendered with a huge cache of arms and ammunition," a said.

The weapons and the ammunition which the cadres surrendered include AK-81, AK-56 and HK-33 rifles along with nine magazines, two hand grenades and 425 bullets.

The three insurgents were identified as alias Tiger Asom, alias and alias Tipang Asom, the police said.

The DGP said that the Superintendent of Police informed him on Wednesday that Moran was allegedly involved in Kalita's killing in an encounter with the outfit near the Assam-border on May 4, 2018.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 10:30 IST