A surrender ceremony was held at HQ 25 Sector AR wef 1115h to 1225h on 25 Oct 2011 in which a hardcore ULFA cadre SS Pvt Polash Chutia, ULFA, age 21 yrs, Assam surrendered to Brig Paritosh Pant, Cdr 25 Sector. Comdt 4 AR and DSP (Law & Order) Tinsukia representing SP Tinsukia, Mr P P Singh, IPS were also present during the ceremony. The surrender materialized due to sustained efforts, efficient int network of 4 Assam Rifles and sp, coord with Assam Police over a period of last one month. The cadre had joined ULFA in 2008 and was trained at Long Laung camp MY4156 in Myanmar. He returned to upper Assam in 2009 and since then has been actively involved in the extortion racket of ULFA. The indl was motivated through sources and personal interaction to enable him to gather enough courage to leave the gp and join the national mainstream. The surrender assumes imp as he was in possession of 6.48 kg of RDX and one detonator which could have been used for a maj terrorist strike in Tinsukia Dist during the on going festive season. In addn, it is probably the first time when such a large qty of this deadly expl has been handed over to the SF by any surrenderee in the recent past.
(a) On interaction with the surrendree, it has been est that presently the state of morale of the cadres is low and many of them would like to shun the path of violence and join the national mainstream in the future.
(b) The cadre surrendered alongwith the following arms, amn.
(i) 01 x imported 9 mm Pistol.
(ii) 06 x live rds.
(iii) 6.48 Kgs RDX.
(iv) 01 x Detonator No 27.