SF busts ULFA (I) hideout
Dimapur, Jan. 6 (EMN): In a run-up to the 68th Republic Day celebration, Jairampur battalion of security forces under the aegis of DAO division busted a temporary hideout of the ULFA (I) near Namdapha Reserved forest in Arunachal Pradesh on January 5.
A security forces press release stated that an operation was launched based on specific intelligence about presence of cadres trying to terrorise and attempting extortion in Miao circle. It added that the Jairampur battalion swiftly launched an operation and surrounded the temporary hideout and in subsequent search recovered blank extortion notes, opium and other administrative stores from the area.
It claimed that the cadres have been using the hideout as transit camp and carrying out extortion from villagers of Miao circle.
It added that the security forces has been carrying out aggressive operations in South Arunachal Pradesh and maintaining a very high vigil to ensure peace and tranquillity in the region.