Assam: Ulfa(I) linkman injured in police firing in Tinsukia

Guwahati: A suspected overground worker of the United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) was injured in police firing in upper Assam Tinsukia on Saturday.

The man identified as Juman Bora(28).

“Juman Bora was taken to Mamrani under Digboi police station in search of explosives hidden in the jungles in the area. When he tried to “flee” from police custody, the police opened fire, injuring him in the leg,” said an police official.

Bora was then taken to the Tinsukia Civil Hospital for treatment. He is said to be in a stable condition.

After getting specific input by Jumon, a joint team of Jorhat and Tinsukia police on Saturday launched an operation and recovered explosives from the courtyard of one Hemanta Bora at Mamrani.

According to police the explosives were found wrapped in a polythene bag and contained eight PEKs, one detonator, and one power pack with six batteries.

Two people have been apprehended in connection with the recovery.

“Bora was arested on suspicion of being a Ulfa(I) overground worker. He have been providing logistical support to the banned outfit,” said police.

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