Guwahati: Chairman of United People’s Liberation Front (UPRF) Martin Guite was killed in an encounter with a team of Assam Police in a village in Manja area of Karbi Anglong district on Monday evening.
Assam ADGP GP Singh too Twitter to confirm the encounter, he wrote: “Late last evening, Martin Guite, SS Chairman of UPRF, an insurgent group active in Karbi Anglong, was wounded and later declared dead in exchange of fire with team of @assampolice in Manja PS area of Karbi Anglong. @DGPAssamPolice @CMOfficeassam”
The operation was led by Officer-in-Charge of Manja Police station Jitumoni Deka with the co-operation of a commando team. The police recovered a huge amount of ammunition from the UPRF chairman.