Dibrugarh- Indian Army in a joint operation with Assam police apprehended one ULFA (I) cadre in Dibrugahr on Thursday , said a press release issued by Defence PRO on Saturday.
The release said “Based on a specific input regarding presence of a cadre,Troops of Indian Army in a joint operation with Assam Police apprehended a cadre of ULFA(I) near Ouguri village in Dibrugarh district of Assam on June 11”.
The apprehended cadre has been identified as Babul Gogoi, r/o Vill No. 2 Nachani Gaon, Tingkhong in Dibrugarh District, the release further said.
The team also recovered one Point 22mm Pistol, one magazine, eight cordex and fourteen detonators during the operation.
It is suspected that the cadre was actively involved in money laundering and recruitment for ULFA(I) in Upper Assam.
The apprehended person along with recovered stores have been handed over to Dibrugarh Police Station for further investigations.