|KPLT cadres arrested|
DIPHU, June 11 - In a joint coordinated operation led by police forces of Karbi Anglong, West Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao, the special task force of the police arrested five dreaded extremists of KPLT ( Karbi Peoples Liberation Tiger anti talk faction) from different places of these district.
“The joint police force after successive operations which lasted for several days arrested the ultras from various locations. All the five are involved in heinous crimes including extortion, kidnapping, murder and rhino poaching. Police had recovered Rs 25 lakh from one of the arrested ultras previously who was involved in rhino poaching. The whole operation was conducted by officers of Karbi Anglong police with active support of the police of other districts ,” Dilip Kumar Dey, DIG, Central Range told the media at Diphu yesterday.
The arrested KPLT cadres have been identified as Ritesh Teron, Mansing Tokbi, Bister Hansey, Malthus Rongpi and Harsing Ingti. One .34 caliber pistol, three .25 caliber pistols and several rounds of ammunition, six mobile phones, large number of SIM cards and incriminating documents including demand notes have been recovered from the accused persons.