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Adivasi rebels held at Thekeraguri

In a joint operation the Nagaon and Raha police led by Nagaon ASP Sanjib Saikia and Yashobonto Nath, officer in-charge of Raha PS apprehended six militants belonging to the Adivasi Tiger Force (ATF) on Monday night at Thekeraguri under Raha PS.

According to police , the arrested cadres including the district commander have been identified as Milan Bhuyan, Rasraj Biswas,Bihuram Kurung, C.R.Mangyang , Rajen Garh and Ajoy Singh Ghatowar.

Police recovered six numbers of 7.6 mm pistols, 76 live cartigdes, 8 mobile handsets , cash amount and several other objectionable materials from the possession of the apprehended outfits. The interrogation with the nabbed militants was being carried out by Nagaon police at Raha.

Talking to this correspondent, Devraj Upadhay, SP,Nagaon said, “ Milan Bhuyan , ATF, Nagaon district commander was a dreaded militant involved in many killings and was operating in several parts of the district for a long time. He was apparently responsible for recruitment of new members and setting up of new camps in the district,” the SP further added.

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