SSB NABBED ONE NAXAL OF ASSAM FROM JAMUI, BIHAR
New Delhi(N4C Desk)- On receipt of specific input, a joint operation with 215 Battallion CRPF and STF Jhajha, Troops of SSB apprehended one Naxal Umesh Marandi alias Manoj Da Alias Assami, 24 years, resident of Kachugaon, Kokrajhar, Assam from Banjama and Chirauta forest area Jamui, Bihar.
The operation was conducted in the late evening on 3-4-17. One AK-56, five magazines, two Grenades, one pistol, two good magazines, three detonators, one ammunition pouch and 108 ammunition of 7.62 recovered from the nabbed Naxalite.
The apprehended Naxalite belongs to Kokrajhar, Assam, raises doubts among security agencies about the possible links of the LWE with the militant groups of North East. Further investigations are under progress.