ULFA rebels assist Maoists to link with NE rebels

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Dimapur, Nov 6: The Maoists have established links with a insurgent outfit raised in Sonitpur district of Assam, through the ULFA, police said on Saturday, Nov 6.

Sources said this was revealed during the interrogation of ULFA rebel Tarjan Majhi, who was arrested by the Assam police.

Majhi claimed that an ULFA self-styled sergeant Major Das had provided arms to Adivasi Peoples Army(APA) cadre in Majbat area of Udalguri district and helped them contact the Maoists. He also admitted that APA rebels were formed in Sonitpur in 2001 and had the strength of 150 cadres operating in Darrang and Udalguri districts.

Earlier, senior police official from the Chhattisgarh police while speaking to Nagaland Post said: “The Maoist felt that the Northeast insurgent camps provide expertise in various guerilla training and especially smuggling of arms and ammunition from neighbouring countries".

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