4 National Liberation Front of Tripura militants surrender in Tripura
AGARTALA, August 26: At least four ultras of National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) surrendered before the Border Security Forces (BSF) yesterday at eastern border at Rajbari under Rashiyabari police station in Dhalai district.
According to Border Security Force officials, the militants surrendered without arms, as they confessed that the NLFT had been facing shortage of arms and other resources that compelled them to surrender. The surrendrees were identified as Milan Mohan Tripura (38), Niranjoy Tripura (20), Danto Mohan Tripura (24) and Raiya Tripura (37) of the same district.
They had joined the outfit about two years ago with the aim to get independent Tripura but none of them was involved in any kind of heinous crime except collecting ransom from innocent civilians, police said.
All the surrendered militants hailed from Thalchhera under Chawmanu police station. It is believed that they enlisted in NLFT to get rehabilitation benefits under government scheme.
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