Saturday, December 25th, 2021

Two ULFA cadres arrested for Guwahati blast

Guwahati: Two activists of the ULFA’s ‘anti-talk’ faction have actually been arrested for participation in Wednesday’s grenade blasts here that left 6 individuals, consisting of 4 security workers, hurt, cops stated on Thursday.

Guwahati City Police Commissioner Deepak Kumar recognized the arrested as senior cadre Pranmoy Asom and his accomplice Jahnabi Saikia.

“We had received inputs regarding the movement of senior ULFA cadres from Bagharbari area of the city immediately after the blast. We have activated our intelligence to track them and arrested both Pranmoy Asom and Jahnabi Saikia,” he stated.

A 9 mm handgun, 25 rounds of ammo, bomb-making products and 20 kgs gunpowder was taken from their belongings, he included.

According to the Commissioner, Pranmnoy Rajguru alias Pranmoy Asom had actually signed up with the Ulfa in 1986, while Saikia was a “sleeper agent” in Guwahati and he utilized to visit her regularly.

“We have almost cracked the case of the Wednesday blast. However, we cannot divulge the details as it might hamper the investigation,” he stated, including that there are 2 to 3 more individuals included and they will be gotten quickly.

The anti-talk faction of Ulfa had actually declared obligation for the blast in front of a mall here on Wednesday night.

Source: IANS