Tiwa Militant Apprehended In West Karbi Anglong, Arms Seized

Arrested TLA cadre Babu Phangso
Arrested TLA cadre Babu Phangso. Photo: TIME8


Baithalangso, May 16, 2019

The Baithalangso police and Indian Army’s 3rd Sikh Regiment in a joint operation apprehended one Tiwa Liberation Army (TLA) cadre from Ulukunchi’s Amguri in the West Karbi Anglong district.

The cadre has been identified as Babu Phangso who was a Karbi People’s Liberation Tiger (KPLT) cadre earlier.

Police recovered one .22 pistol, one magazine and four rounds of live cartridges and a Maruti Zen Vehicle bearing registration number AS-12 B-4600 from the possession of the cadre.

Further investigation is underway, police sources said.