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Arunachal Pradesh: Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered in Changlang

The troops of the Indian Army in a joint operation with Arunachal Pradesh Police recovered a huge cache of arms, ammunition, and explosives from Miao Bum Reserve Forest in Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh on May 27th, 2020.

Based on a specific intelligence input regarding the presence of armed cadres of the Isac-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) cadres, the joint team launched an operation in the forested area. During the search operation conducted in inclement weather and inhospitable terrain, the team successfully recovered a cache of weapons, ammunition and other warlike stores.

The recovered items included one AK-56 Rifle with three Magazines and 115 live rounds of ammunition, one Point 22 Pistol with a Magazine and three live rounds of ammunition, one Under Barrel Grenade Launcher, one Hand Grenade, one kilogram of explosives and other war like stores.

Also read. Assam: ULFA-I recruitment racket busted in Charaideo, minor rescued

The recovery of this cache has dealt a severe blow to the nefarious designs of the proscribed group operating in the region. The recovered items have been handed over to Changlang Police for further investigations.

On May 25th, 2020, in a major breakthrough, the troops of the Indian Army in a joint operation with Assam police busted a recruitment racket of banned militant outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). The troops also rescued a minor from Charaideo district of Upper Assam.

Based on a specific input, the joint teams launched a well-coordinated operation spread over Charaideo and Dibrugarh districts of Assam. During the operation the teams apprehended one hardcore cadre and four over ground workers belonging to the proscribed group.

The apprehended persons have been identified as SS Pvt Baldev Teli, a ULFA(I) cadre and Amit Bara, Sumit Baig, Azad Gohran, and Vijay all OGWs. The apprehended persons were allegedly involved in a recruitment racket in the region. The rescued minor has been handed over to his parents in the presence of villagers after counseling. The teams also recovered one 7.62 mm Pistol, 2 rounds of ammunition, mobile phones, and SIM cards.

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