Guwahati, June 17: During an extensive eight-hour-long special joint operation, the Assam and Arunachal Pradesh police destroyed a training camp of the National Liberation Front of Bodoland (NLFB). During the operation, the police team could not find anyone in the location.

However, one mobile phone along with a sim card, clothes, sleeping bags, blankets etc was recovered. The team also recovered 5 litres of diesel and kerosene, one tractor without a number plate, one bicycle, and wooden planks.

Superintendent of Police (SIT) Rohit Rajbir Singh stated that the State police on June 5 received the information from Assam Police about the training camp somewhere in the dense jungle of Seijosa under Pakke-Kessang district.

He said that the team of Assam Police led by Assam IGP (Law & Order) Deepak Kumar Kedia, Range DIGP Assam, and SP Biswanath Chariali met the senior officials of State police at the PHQ Itanagar and discussed the entire operation.

“Accordingly, a special team was constituted under the leadership of IGP (Law & Order) Chukhu Apa, SP Special Branch (SB) John Pada, and myself under the overall supervision of DGP RP Upadhyaya,” Singh said.

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He said that after ascertaining the information through technical and human surveillance, a team with personnel from both the States consisting of 320 trained personnel was formed for the special task.