Security forces arrested three hardcore NDFB rebels on Sunday and seized explosives and arms from thier possession. They were apprehended in a crackdown against the outfit in the state and Nagaland.
According to sources, NDFB rebel Sugan Damiary alias Thelka was arrested at Rowta in Udalguri district by the army and a pistol and 500gm of explosives were recovered from him. Acting on a tip off, received from him, the army launched an operation in Rangiya town where two other NDFB cadres Sunil Bora and Ramoni Boro were held. One pistol and three rounds of ammunition were recovered from them. In Nagaland, 14 NDFB ultras were arrested in Mon and Dimapur districts on Saturday.