ULFA's top commander killed in Assam

Security forces have been successful in Assam. While he killed the top commander of ULFA (I) in an encounter, he arrested one of his colleagues. The encounter took place on Thursday in the Bongaigaon district of western Assam. Giving information in this regard, Director General of Police (DGP) Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said that this banned organization was plotting to kidnap some people, but its plans have been thwarted. 

The recently appointed Dwipen Saud in ULFA (I) Western Command has been killed during a shootout with security forces in the Manikpur police station area. The DGP tweeted that a few days ago, there was an encounter between the police and the ULFA at Besimari in the Bongaigaon district. The commander of the ULFA (I) Western Command recently appointed Colonel Dwipen Saud, who died of a bullet, in place of Darshan Rajkhowa. 

He said that Padum Rai, the gunman of Swayambhu ULFA (I) commander, has been arrested. Weapons have been seized from him. A few days before the encounter, some militants of the banned outfit abducted three of its employees from ONGC's paralyzed oil well in Sivasagar district on the Assam-Nagaland border.