Dimapur, October 14 (NEx): Assam Rifles cracked on the perpetrators and apprehended the prime suspect of Grenade lobbing incident that took place at Dhansiri Assam Rifles camp on the early hours of October 10, 2020.
Assam Rifles PRO, HQ IGAR (N) informed that an individual of NSCN (K-Nikki Sumi) faction was apprehended near his residence at Purana Bazar on October 11, 2020 alongwith a 9 mm Pistol and three live RDS.
The apprehended individual is identified as SS LT Hupeto Aye of NSCN (K-NIKKI). He also admitted to committing this crime on orders of NSCN (K-Nikki) Faction.
Assam Rifles made it very clear, by nabbing the culprit within 36 hours of crime, that no faction / organization attempting to derail NPA or disturb the peace of Dimapur town will be spared at any cost, the release stated.
Following this incident, the Public Relations Officer of Dimapur Police, Relo T Aye informed NagalandExpress that no one was injured in the grenade explosion, however, a case has been registered at East Police Station for further investigation.
The apprehended person along with recovered items was handed over to East Police Station, Dimapur for further investigation.