Shillong, Jun 29 (UNI) Two Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) militants were arrested and arms and ammunition seized from their possession, police said here today.
The ultras, who sneaked into India from their hideouts in Bangladesh, were arrested yesterday from Mawkyrwat village in West Khasi Hills District.
Police said both the militants were sent to India by their outfit to extort money from coal exporters to Bangladesh and other businessmen in the district.
One revolver and five live rounds of .22 ammunition, cellphone and incriminating documents were seized from their possession.
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