Bangladesh Army personal arrested two activists of a banned outfit of the state of Tripura with firearms in Choto Kalapani area under Ramgarh upazila of Khagrachhari district early yesterday. The arrestees are Jaharlal Chakma alias Mithun, 40, son of Biraj Mohan Chakma, and Khitacha Tripura alias Manoi, 24, son of Mohakumar Tripura of the area. Acting on a tip-off, an army team raided a house in Choto Kalapani area at around 2:30 AM arrested the duo. They also seized a revolver, a single-barrel gun, three bullets, toll collection receipts and a military uniform, said Major Sakhawat Hossain of Guimara army sub-zone. The arrestees were handed over to Guimara Police Station yesterday noon.
In another incident, On Tuesday last at about 6 PM 3(three) persons namely (1) Kosaram Reang, (30) , of Bishnucheran Para, Damcherra (2) Birku Reang (32) @ Mobel of Jeolcherra, Ambassa and (3) Debadanta Reang @ Deba (35) of Uttamjoy Para, Damcherra surrendered before 45 Bn A.R. C/coy at Char Killo, Khedacherra in North Tripura. During surrender they deposited (1) AK-56 rifle -01, (2) Magazine -01, (3) Rounds -19 (4) 7.62 mm pistol (made in USA) -01 (5) Magazine -01 (6) Rounds 05 and (7)Chinese hand grenade -01. They are being interrogated for the past few days.