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Kokrajhar: Four persons, including a cadre of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB-S) were arrested by security forces from different two places in Kokrajhar and Chirang district on Wednesday.

According to Police,based on a tiptop information about movement of NDFB cadres, a joint operation was launched by Gossaigaon police alongwith Army and CRPF Cobra Battalion in Auxiguri village under Kachugaon police station in Kokrajhar disrict in the early morning and managed to arrest a cadre with arms.The cadre was identified as Rohiton Narzary (33) of Oxiguri village under Soraibil police outpost.

One 7.65 mm pistol and 15 rounds of ammunition were recovered from his possession.

On further interrogation, he led to the recovery of an AK-56 rifle, one magazine and 21 rounds of ammunition, which was was hidden underground in his house. He was earlier arrested in the year 2017. His elder brother SS Sgt. Major Sandw of the militant outfit was killed in an encounter with Police in December, 2017. Further interrogation is going on.

A case is being registered with police.

In another incident,Baksa police apprehended three arms smugllers from Panbari area of Chirang district.

The operation police team was led by Baksa SP following an inputs about arms smuggling in the Panbari area under Bijni subdivision in Chirang district and able to nab three arms smugllers.However,main arm smuggling Markush Goyary is absconding.

The arrested have been identified as Antony Muchahary,Derhasat Basumatary and Mithinga Basumatary.

Police has been interogating the arrested persons.

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