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ATTF chief Ranjit detained

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Agartala, November 12, 2017: In an unanticipated development Tripura police arrested chief of disbanded militant group All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) Ranjit Debbarma on charges of fuelling ethnic tension and spreading disharmony. His detention came a week after he declared formation a new political party Tripura United People’s Council that mainly accommodated mainly former militants.

Debbarma was held by police in Khowai and a court sent him to judicial custody when produced.

In 2014 Tripura government has slapped charges on All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) chief Ranjit Debbarma under the National Security Act (NSA). Prior to that Bangladesh security forces captured him and handed him over to Indian authorities.