Guwahati: The Assam police have arrested nine cadres of the recently-formed militant Adivasi People’s Liberation Army (APLA), a top official said on Thursday.
Nine cadres of the group were arrested on Wednesday from Golaghat and Karbi Anglong districts and arms and ammunition were recovered from them, official added.
Special director general of police GP Singh tweeted “@assampolice has neutralised a newly formed insurgent group APLA from Golaghat and Karbi Anglong area in less than four days. Nine cadres have been detained and weapons seized.
“We continue to have zero tolerance towards violence and groups professing violence,” he posted.