Speaking the reporters at a Press Conference held at SP office Kokrajhar, Shyamal Prasad Saikia, SP said that the two were arrested based on intelligence input regarding movement of two women cadres during search operation against militant outfits. The cadres of NDFB(S), who were actively working for the militant outfit from Tekha bazaar under Kachugaon PS and Bishmuri area in Kokrajhar district on Monday. The arrested were identified as Ansuri Narzary alias Ansu(20) and Rekha Mushahary(18). Rs 1 lakh cash and a mobile handset with SIM were recovered from the possession of Ansuri.
The amount was extortion money collected from businessman, contractors and was to be handed over to G Bidai, the outfit self styled vice president. A case has been registered vide Kachugaon police station Case No-49/2016 u/s-120(B)/121/121(A)/122/284 IPC R/W Sec.10/11/13 UA(P) Act. Interrogation is going on.
Saikia also said that police has been conducting operation and able to arrest several umbers of the militant cadres.A total of ten stolen bikes and two laden timber carrying vehicle and three smugglers were also arrested two-days in the district,Saikia added.