The Assam police has arrested a total of five people, who were involved in extorting money from innocent people using the name of ULFA (I).

In a joint operation conducted by the Tinsukia, Sivasagar, Jorhat and Golaghat police the following accused were arrested Mintu Saikia of Golaghat, Kolamoni Das of Golaghat, Baleswar Prasad Rai of Moranhat, Atul Bordoloi of Pulibor and Debokanta Das of Golaghat.

Police recovered a total of Rs 2 lakh, a mobile phone with a sim card used in extortion. Police authority are currently investigating the case. More details awaited.