Agartala, Mar 23: A hardcore militant was arrested and four militants surrendered to the security personnel in Tripura in the past 48 hours.
Police said here today that a huge cache of arms and ammunition was also recovered from the ultras, belonging to two separate outfits.
The Tripura State Rifles (TSR) jawans arrested one Anil Debbarma (37), a suspected BNCT extremist, from remote North Maharanipur area under in West Tripura while they recovered one USA made 9mm pistol and 3 rounds of ammunition in Teliamura area yesterday.
Meanwhile, two BNCT ultras have surrendered to the police in Kanchanpur along Mizoram border and deposited 36 hand-grenades and some ammunition.
Police further informed that two NLFT (BM) collaborators also surrendered and deposited 14 NLFT (BM) notice pad, some shoes made in Bangladesh and polythenes along with several other incriminating documents.