TURA, 18 July � In another major blow to the Achik Songna Anchakpagipa Kotok (ASAK) outfit, the North Garo Hills police team apprehended five cadres of the outfit from the district. The five were on their way to the border of Assam to buy arms and ammunition for the outfit. They were apprehended from Soksan, about 3 kms from Mendhipathar, about 100 kms from here.
�We apprehended them at about 1:20 am in the morning on Thursday, when they were travelling in a Maruti car to go to the Assam border to buy guns. They had Rs 1 lakh 40 thousand with them in hand. Our team apprehended the five based on very specific information of their movements�, said SP, North Garo Hills, Jerry Marak.
The latest blow for the ASAK comes in the wake of the arrest of 9 of its members in one day by the EGH police team, last week.