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Apr 28, 2008 at 11:35pm IST

Militants from NE arrested in Karnataka

New Delhi: Militants from the Northeast have been arrested in Karnataka.

Six militants of the People's United Liberation Front (PULF) were arrested in Mysore on Sunday.

They are wanted for 12 murders and in several bomb blast cases. It was a joint operation by the Manipur and Mysore Police.

The Manipur police was led by Imphal Superintendent of Police Radhe Shyam Singh.

The arrests were made from a lounge in the heart of the city in the presence of an Intelligence Bureau team.

Reports say the PULF general secretary, deputy commander-in-chief, finance secretary, publicity secretary and chief of army are among those arrested.

They have been identified as Mohammad Islaodin, Mohammad Naseer Khan, Mohammad Abdul Jabbar, Mohammad Nurjaman, Mohammad Nur Safi and Mohammad Mustapha.

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