Suspected anti-talks faction of ULFA tried to abduct a local congress leader as well as a president of a gram panchayat of Makum locality of Tinsukia district on February 21 around 7-30pm. According to sources, a group of three armed extremist came to the home of Bhula Shah, president of Tengapani gram panchayat. One of them entered Shah's home and asked him to go with them. However, Shah's son Prakash could identify the militant and shouted. Shah's neighobours came to his house. For fear of being captured, the militants fired into open air and escaped.It is to be noted that Paresh Baruah faction of ULFA warned congress-workers some days ago to abstain from asserting cheap promises and disbrituing blankets, mosquito-nets and other cloths.On the otherhand the incident creats panic among the congress workers of the district.