Tinsukia: In a joint operation carried out by security forces in Tinsukia, an armed cadre of the United Liberation Front of Assam (Independent) was nabbed with explosives at Tarani Sikarajan under Pengeri police station.
On the basis of inputs, the anti-insurgency operation was carried out jointly by the Tinsukia Police, 210 Cobra Battalion of the CRPF, 23 Punjab Regiment and 21 Para Security Force. The armed ULFA (I) cadre was trained in Myanmar.
The ULFA (I) cadre has been identified as Sabda Asom alias Jonki Bora from Maj Moromi area under Digboi police station. The security force personnel recovered 2 electric detonators, 2 IED circuits, 3 batteries of 9.6 volt, one battery operated remote control, 12 kg of TNT, one torchlight and a bag from the possession of the militant.