The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken major action against the militant organization ULFA in Assam. The NIA conducted searches in 7 districts of Assam at several locations in connection with the activities of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) and the recruitment of youth. According to the information, NIA searched 16 places of ULFA. During this period, many incriminating documents including digital equipment and ammunition were recovered.
Raids on 16 locations in 7 districts
The NIA said on Friday that searches have been conducted at several places in Assam in connection with the ULFA recruitment case. The NIA conducted searches at 16 places in 7 districts of Assam including Kamrup, Nalbari, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Sadiya, Charaideo and Sivasagar. He said that these search operations are related to the activities of ULFA (a banned extremist organization) including recruitment of youth in ULFA, extortion of funds to strengthen ULFA and radicalization of youth for illegal activities and India-India in Myanmar. Their training includes in camps located on the Myanmar border.
Many objectionable items recovered
NIA has taken cognizance in this matter and registered a case. During the searches conducted today, incriminating documents and literature related to ULFA have been seized along with digital equipment, ammunition, the probe agency said. He said that further investigation in the matter is on.