Top ULFA(I) leader Drishti Rajkhowa surrenders to Army
In a swift and well planned operation by the Indian Army and Intelligence Agencies at Meghalaya-Assam- Bangladesh border, dreaded hardcore ULFA(I) leader, SS Col Drishti Rajkhowa along with four other accomplices surrendered, with a huge cache of arms.
Based on confirmed inputs, the Army in conjunction with State police launched the operation after relentless pursuit over the last nine months. The four other insurgents have been identified as SS Corporal Vedanta, Yasin Asom, Ropjyoti Asom and Mithun Asom.
Drishti Rajkhowa has long been in the wanted list of the ULFA insurgents responsible for their activities in lower Assam. His surrender brings in a major blow to the underground organisation and heralds a new dawn ushering in peace in the region. Indian Army, at all times, remain committed in maintaining peace and normalcy in the region.
This news has been confirmed by a senior Officer of Indian Army.