ULFA couple and child arrested in Sibsagar

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Guwahati, Nov 5 (UNI) A senior ULFA cadre along with his wife and child were arrested from Assam's Sibsagar district today when they were trying to flee to neighbouring Nagaland.

Sibsagar Superintendent of Police Shyamal Saikia informed that 'second lieutenant' Sum Dev (46) was arrested from Bimolapur Tinali bus stop, under Borhat police station, in Sonari sub-division, when he, his wife, Poppy Khanikar (24) alias Pori Gogoi, also a ULFA cadre, and their one-and-half-year-old child were waiting to board a bus to Nagaland.

Mr Saikia said the couple was being interrogated.

Dev was a senior cadre of the outfit, having joined ULFA in 1988.

His wife had joined in 2002.


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