Three NLFT collaborators held in Tripura


first_imgAgartala, Sep 20 (PTI) Three collaborators of banned National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) including two Bangladeshi tribals, have been arrested from Anandanagar area of North Tripura district, a police officer today said. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested two Bangladeshi tribals, Kanendra Debbarma and Biduram Tripura, from Anandanagar of North Tripura district yesterday. They are citizens of Bangladesh and hail from Japui village in Bagaichhari area of Chittagong Hill Tract (CHT). The police officer said on the basis of their confessional statement they arrested one Rajesh Debbarma of Sutarmura village of Sipahijala district of Tripura. The official said they intercepted some secret cyber information of NLFT, on the basis of which they could arrest the Bangladeshis. The police said the NLFT has launched a new recruitment drive and the Bangladeshi tribals had come to take youths to NLFT base camp in CHT for training. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said, leaders of active outlawed groups had gone to Myanmar recently to set up a link with the NSCN, Khaplang group. “The NSCN (K), which has been carrying out violence in parts of the North-East has been trying to bring all active outfits under one umbrella,” Sarkar said yesterday while speaking in a function to commemorate the 25th foundation day of 2nd battalion of Tripura State Rifles (TSR), paramilitary force raised to launch anti-insurgency operations. PTI JOY CR RGlast_img

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