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4 NLFT ultras, 2 collaborators lay down arms in Tripura

NLFT-Extremists-Tripura-AK47-SurrenderFour extremists belonging to banned NLFT (BM) outfit and two collaborators along with arms, ammunition and incriminating documents surrendered before the Tripura Police on Friday (Aug 5) responding to relentless efforts of the Tripura police to make Tripura an insurgency free state by throwing out left over insurgents.


In a statement Police said, “Priority of the State Police with regard to anti-insurgency strategy witnessed significant achievement today on 5th August, 2022 with the surrender of 4(four) extremists and 2(two) collaborators along with arms, ammunition and other incriminating documents of NLFT(BM) group. This is yet another success of the Government and State Police”.


According Police, the four armed NLFT (BM) group ultras – self styled Colonel Umesh Kolai, self styled Colonel Fanijoy Reang, self styled Warrant Officer Victor Jamatia and self styled Lt Colonel Uttam Kishor Jamatia surrendered to Tripura Police today. Besides, two NLFT collaborators - Surjya Kishore Jamatia (60) and Brajendra Reang (60) - also surrendered today.


enewstime-NLFT-Extremists-Tripura-AK47-SurrenderThe Police statement read, “During surrender, they deposited the following arms: Ammunition and documents of the NLFT extremist group. AK-56 Rifle- 01 with 02 Magazines and 60 rounds, M-20 Pistol-01 with 01 Magazine and 05 rounds, .38 Pistol 01 with 01 Magazine and 15 rounds, Extortion Notice Book of NLFT-01 No (50 pages) and Notice pad (money receipt)-01 No (50 pages)”.


“They moved in the jungle areas of Ganganagar, Mungiakami, Ampi and Killa PSs. Sensing their movement inside the State, intelligence based special operations were launched involving TSR and District Police including CRPF and BSF. As a result of which, the group faced hardships to move and even survive in the deep jungle of Baramura Range. Pressure exerted by security forces made them surrender today on 5th August 2022 before Tripura Police”, Police statement added.


From preliminary interrogation, it was revealed that the NLFT (BM) group was reeling under financial hardships and other issues. Moreover, their survival became difficult due to continuous pressure of Security forces in their hideouts inside the State.

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