Two NLFT cadres surrender in Tripura
Two cadres of the proscribed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) surrendered before police at Dharmanagar in North Tripura district on Thursday.
Police identified the two cadres as Joseph Jamatia and Uttam Kishore Jamatia.
“The NLFT cadres deposited three factory-made pistols, magazines and ammunition to the police,” Deputy Inspector General L Darlong said.
According to sources, the Superintendent of Police, North Tripura district, Bhanupada Chakraborty, played a key role in convincing the cadres to give up their arms.
Darlong said both cadres were important members of the NLFT.
“Joseph Jamatia, a member of the Umthai group, was the key person who maintained coordination between the NLFT and the NSCN (IM),” Darlong said.
(Edited by Shankar Kumar Turha)