Guwahati : Security forces on Wednesday had apprehended two militants belonging to the banned outfit NDFB-S in Assam's Chirang district, officials said.
Chirang district SP Shankar Raimedhi said that, based on intelligence input, army and police had launched operation under the leadership of SDPO, Bijni and OC, Panbari police station at Dwimuguri village under Panbari police station in the BTAD district and nabbed two militants.
The nabbed militants were identified as Sukron Basumatary alias B. Saorailang and Badam Goyari.
Security personnel had recovered one Country made Pistol with live rounds and large amount of rations and logistics support stores in possession from them.
According to recent intelligence inputs it has come to light that, B. Saorailang was inducted into Chirang to probably meet Bedai group to provide much needed administrative and logistics support and strengthen the dwindling number of cadres active in the area.
"The apprehension of B. Saorailang with his accomplice has given a severe jolt to the efforts to revive logistics support network of NDFB-S and has further degraded the morale of cadres attempting various unlawful activities," the top cop said.
They have been brought to Panbari police station for thorough interrogation.
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)