Gumla: Police have arrested a couple of ultras belonging to the PLFI along with arms from Tainsra Mode under the Gumla Police Station area of this district.
Briefing the press Gumla SP Anjani Kumar Jha said that he had received a tip-off regarding the presence of the ultras along with the arms at Topa Tongri who were planning to execute a big crime. Post the information a team was constituted which conducted raids at the spot.
Upon seeing the police the ultras who were sitting in the group tried to flee who were chased and a couple of them were caught. He said that however area commander of the outfit Basant Gope along with his few other associates managed to flee from the spot. The arrested have been identified as Shravan Gope and Shivendra Gope.
From the arrested couple of rifles of 315 bore, a couple of double-barrel guns, 11 live cartridges and PLFI pamphlets have been recovered.