ULFA linkman arrested from Sadiya

GUWAHATI: Assam Police have arrested a linkman of the banned ULFA (I) from Bhim Chapori under Cheng Chap Chariali police station in Sadiya district of Assam after detecting that a Facebook account operated by the person was working in the interest of the banned outfit.

Police informed that an input was received that a Facebook account by the name “Abhoy Akhom” was trying to garner support as well as recruit cadres for the banned oufit ULFA (I). Couple of  potential recruits arrested at Charaideo and Nagaon had also revealed that they were coordinating with “Abhay Akhom” on Facebook for joining the outfit.

On the basis of Facebook profiling the operator of the account was identified to be Krishna Gogoi, s/o Taya Gogoi of Bahalharam Hoolong Pathar under Sadiya PS. However, the location of the person was found to be Bhim Chapori under Cheng Chap Chariali PS. Immediately a team was sent to the location which arrested him.

Scrutiny of the mobile phone, seized from his possession, reveals that he was frequently in touch with youths who wanted to join the ULFA (I). Further interrogation and investigation are on.

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