AGARTALA: Three militants of the banned National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) group, including two Bangladeshis, were arrested in Tripura.
Two militants of the NLFT, who had entered India from Bangladesh, were arrested from Kanchanpur in North Tripura on Saturday afternoon. Based on the information provided by them during interrogation, one more was arrested last night from Sutarmura in Sepahijal, around 260 km from there.
“The Bangladeshi militants have been identified as Kanendra Tripura and Binduram Tripura, the residents of Old Jupui under Bagaichiri Police Station under Rangamati in the Chittagong Hill Tracks while the third is an Indian Rajesh Debbarma,” said Milan Chandra Datta, the inspector of West Agartala Police Station.
“On suspect, two youths were nabbed in Kanchanpur area. And during search, Bangladesh currency, SIM card and subscription book of the militants was found in their possession. Later, they confessed of being NLFT cadres and had crossed to take new cadres for training along with their Indian counterpart here.” Datta added.
Those arrested are being further interrogated by the police.