Assam: LTT Cadre Arrested IN Cachar, Arms Seized


A hardcore terrorist of the Liberation Tigers of Tribals (LTT) was arrested with weapons in Assam’s Cachar district on Thursday.

According to reports, the alleged militant has been identified as Seiminthang alias Alex Gangte.

Based on secret information district police conducted a special operation at the Hari Nagar area under Joypur police station and arrested one self-styled terrorist of Liberation Tigers of Tribals (LTT), said the official.

Police also recovered a 9mm pistol together with ammunition in his possession, officially added.

The official further added that this organization was formed in 2018 and since then, terrorists have been involved in illicit drug trafficking, kidnappings, killings, illegal tax collection, and other criminal activities.

On July 29, 2022, at least 12 militants of the outfit including the chairman and deputy chairman surrendered before the Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, officials said.

Meanwhile, on Thursday, an AK Series rifle along with some ammunition were recovered by Udalguri police, officials said.