According to reports, a joint team of police and army had launched operation at Tingkhang area in the upper Assam district and nabbed the Maoist cadres.
"Following a tip-off, Dibrugarh police and army had jointly conducted the operation at Tingkhang area, where the red rebels were hiding," Assam police IGP (Law and Order) SN Singh said.
The nabbed communist extremists were identified as Palash Gogoi and Anil Singh Rautia and security forces seized a 9 mm pistol, magazine, ammunition, mobile handsets from their possession.
Meanwhile, Assam police DGP Jayanta Narayan Choudhury said that, the left wing extremists active in at least 14 districts of the state and continued recruitment drive in several districts.
Meanwhile, Nagaon police had recovered 200 rounds live ammunition of point 32 pistol at Jamunamukh area under Hojai sub-division and apprehended a person on Saturday night.
--IBNS (Posted on 26-08-2013)