ULFA-I Becoming Active Again, May Carry Out Attacks Warns MHA

It may be noted that the ULFA-I has increased kidnappings in Assam and neighbouring state Arunachal Pradesh.
ULFA-I Becoming Active Again, May Carry Out Attacks Warns MHA
The ministry of home affairs (MHA) warned of major ULFA-I strikes

The Ministry of home affairs (MHA) noted that the proscribed militant outfit United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) is again becoming active after a long gap.

The MHA said that the banned insurgent group planned to execute major attacks on security personnel and civilians.

It may be noted that the ULFA-I has increased kidnappings in Assam and neighbouring state Arunachal Pradesh.

According to reports, the statement from MHA read, “ULFA is planning major strikes on security forces and civilians besides intensifying its kidnapping spree.”

The proscribed outfit has also intensified recruitment in the northeastern states, taking in youths mostly from Assam, as well as other parts of the country.

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The ULFA-I has also begun recruitment drives in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR) and is targeting Assamese youths there, according to an intelligence report.

Meanwhile, the new recruits are being sent to their Myanmar-based camp for training purposes.

In the mean time, the national investigation agency (NIA) has received directions from the MHA to initiate a probe into the matter.

It has asked NIA to look into the recruitment drives and the intelligence reports of imminent attacks by ULFA-I.

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