With Bangladesh security forces carrying out raids on their hideouts, six insurgents of the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura have surrendered before troops in West Tripura district, police said on Monday.
Two of the ultras surrendered yesterday before the commandant of 15 Battalion of Assam Rifles at Hrankhawlpara camp under Teliamura police station and deposited two AK-series rifles, two magazines and cartridges.
The four others surrendered before the Commandant of 1st battalion of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) at Lefunga camp under Sidhai police station and deposited cartridges.
During interrogation, the insurgents revealed that security forces in Bangladesh were making frequent raids on their hideouts, mainly in Chittagong Hill Tracts, police said.
Around 330 insurgents of two banned outfits - NLFT and All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) have surrendered before security forces this year.