Five hardcore NDFB cadre namely Saila Boro alias Khunsai (26), Nerson Boro alias Norsa (27), Sansuma Basumatari (23) Pranjal Basumatari (30),Bhagya Boro (25) and two NDFB woman informers namely – Austomi Boro (28), Nilima Daimari (25) have been apprehended at Natun Basti near Chaglijhar under Paneri Police Station (Udalguri district) at 4 AM on July 10. The operation was launched jointly by 315 Field Regiment stationed at Borrangajuli, SSB and Assam police headed by its C.I. Brajen Bora. Huge amounts of arms and ammunition including 8 Indian hand grenades, 1 Chinese 9 mm pistol, detonators,1 bike etc were also recovered from the cadres. The apprehended NDFB cadres had been torturing the villagers for months and hence were beaten badly by the villagers at the time of their capture. The two arrested woman informers were also beaten badly by village women. One of the cadre Bhagya Boro confessed to have taken training in Bangladesh and Arunachal Pradesh.