Acting on tip off the troop of 9 Madras and Hatikahli police launched joint operation in which one Soan Khelma @ Hatikhali Dimasa of Dimasa National Liberation Force (DNLF) was apprehended on Friday from Hatikhali at about 7.30 am. One pistol with 4 rounds and one grenade were recovered from him. Sources revealed Soan Khelma had unleashed reign of terror in Dima Hasao by extorting money.
In another incident, in association with Spear Intelligence Team, Assam Riffle and Police apprehended one Jhon Gabriel @ JB executive secretary of Hill Tiger Force (HTF) from Muolhoi last night.
Gabriel allegedly was involved in recent blast at Haflong. Sources revealed that Gabriel also named three more persons who were also involved in the recent bomb blast.
Gabriel was later handed over to Haflong Police station. A case also been registered against him it is learnt.