Militants Flee Assam Jail, Govt Issues Alert


Guwahati: Four Karbi Peoples’ Liberation Tigers (KPLT) cadres, serving prison terms in the District Jail at Diphu in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district, managed to escape, jail authorities said on Tuesday.

“The incident took place on Monday night around 11.30 p.m. when guards noticed some of the iron railings of a prison were broken and four KPLT cadres missing,” the jail authorities said.

“The four — Joy Tisso, Charan Sing Teron, Harison Teron and Dutta Ingty — were found missing,” said the prison officials. The state government has issued a major security alert to nab the militants.

On the other hand army has stepped up its operation to flush out the NDFB (S) ultras in Assam.