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Militants apprehended in Dima Hasao

Troops of MADRAS REGIMENT under Headquarter 22 Sector Assam Rifles launched a joint Operation along with Police on morning of July 22 on specific information about the presence of a group of armed cadres of Dimasa National Revolutionary Front (DNRF) in general area of Maibang, Dima Hasao District. During the search, the group of terrorists opened fire on the security forces. In the encounter between the troops and the terrorists, two terrorists including one injured were apprehended. The operation for apprehending the balance of the terrorists is in progress. One 5.56mm A1 Rifle, 47 rounds of ammunition and stores were recovered from the terrorist hideout.
The apprehended terrorists were identified as Parjit Kemprai and Sanjandeep Haflongbar, both residents of Gunjung village of Dima Hasao District. The injured terrorist was given first aid by troops and both terrorists were handed over to the Police at Maibang.

This was the third encounter between security forces and DNRF in the last two months. The DNRF group along with NSCN (IM) was indulging in extortion, kidnappings and forcible recruitment. However, due to the relentless pressure by the Security Forces and Police the group is now on the run.

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