Guwahati: In a major catch the police arrested Rehauddin, the self-styled commander-in-chief of Manipur based militant outfit, the Peoples United Liberation Front (PULF).

On a tip off, Rehauddin was arrested from a house at Athgaon near the Marwai Maternity Hospital on Thursday night, the police said on Friday.

The sources said Rehauddin admitted during interrogation that he had come to the city for fresh recruitment.

A team of Manipur police arrived on Friday to grill him.