Jorhat: A hardcore ULFA militant has been arrested by police in Assam’s Jorhat District during a joint operation conduct with the Central Reserve Police Force in Selenghat village. This was confirmed by Jorhat Superintendent of Police Sanjukta Parashar
The joint operation was conducted after getting exact information about the movement of ULFA in the Teok area with a purpose to serve demand notes to some local businessmen of the area.
The joint team zeroed in the residence of one Pranab Saikia, a resident of Selenghat and consequently arrested Kamal Saikia alias Ranjit Gogoi, who has been with the ULFA since 2007.
Along with Kamal, Ajay Chakravarty an ULFA linkman who arranged the shelter for the militant was arrested by the police.
Police said that they have recovered 6 mobile handsets and three demand notes signed by Jivan Asom, finance secretary of ULFA from Kamal.
After cross-examine Kamal, the police arrested six more linkmen, comprising one surrendered ULFA from the same locality.