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Adivasi militant arrested in Kokrajhar

Security forces arrested a hardcore Adivasi Dragon Fighter (ADF) militant at Batabari village in Chirang district on Monday.
Acting on secret inputs a joint team of police, army, SSB operation Mangal Murmu was captured.

A live round of 9mm pistol and four mobile phones along with 2 simcards were seized from him.
Mangal Murmu disclosed that he was an active cadre of the Adivashi Dragon Fighters. He further disclosed the names of other leaders of ADF. They include Supol Hembram, Mangal Hembram, Luthru Kisku Murmu.

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