Major Blow to ULFA-I as Two Militants Surrender in Sonari, Assam

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Saturday, November 25, 2023
Major Blow to ULFA-I as Two Militants Surrender in Sonari, Assam
Major Blow to ULFA-I as Two Militants Surrender in Sonari, Assam
Sonari, Assam Witnesses Key Surrender as Two ULFA-I Militants Lay Down Arms
Sonari, Assam, November 25, 2023 – In a significant development, two active cadres of the banned militant outfit United Liberation Front of Assam - Independent (ULFA-I) surrendered in Sonari, marking a crucial victory for security forces combating insurgency in the region.

The surrendered militants have been identified as 'Captain' Nayan Patmaut and Deepak Hatibaruah. Nayan Patmaut hails from Lukhurakhon village in Sonari, while Deepak Hatibaruah comes from Digboi in Tinsukia.

Authorities revealed that the duo handed over a cache of weaponry, including 2 grenades, two 9 MM pistols, and 25 live ammunition, underscoring the significance of their decision to abandon the militant path.

Nayan Patmaut and Deepak Hatibaruah are now in police custody, and legal procedures are underway. This surrender adds to the recent successes in the ongoing efforts to curb militancy in the region.

The security forces commend the bravery of these individuals for choosing a path of peace, contributing to the collective safety and stability of the region. The surrender also serves as a reminder of the ongoing challenges faced by security agencies in addressing insurgency, and the crucial role played by intelligence and strategic operations.

This development is expected to have a positive impact on the overall security scenario in Assam, sending a strong message to other militants who might be contemplating surrender. The authorities continue to urge individuals involved in insurgency to consider peaceful alternatives and contribute to the welfare of society.

As the region navigates these complex security dynamics, the successful surrender of Nayan Patmaut and Deepak Hatibaruah stands as a testament to the effectiveness of collaborative efforts between intelligence agencies and security forces in maintaining peace and order.