Nagaland

Assam Rifles apprehend 4 NPGN/NNC cadres in Kohima

Assam Rifles: 4 cadres of NPGN/NNC apprehended in Kohima
(Apprehended cadres of NPGN/NNC alongwith seized items)

Kohima, October 15 (NEx): The Security forces in an operation along with State Police representative on Wednesday, apprehended four cadres of NPGN/NNC (Non Accordist) near Jail Colony, Kohima.

Assam Rifles PRO informed that, based on specific input, the security forces launched an operation and apprehended the cadres. It is suspected that the cadres were involved in an extortion activity in the area.

The troops also recovered one Point 32 mm Pistol with a magazine, six live rounds of ammunition, one Extortion Pad (Office of the Naga Army NPGN- NNC) and 61 signed extortion slips of NPGN/NNC (NA) amounting to Rs 1,71,000.

The apprehended persons along with recovered items have been handed over to South Police Station, Kohima for further investigation, it added.