Nagaland

NSCN (IM) Cadre Apprehended For Extortion & Illegal Arms Deal In Dimapur

Assam Rifles (AR) under Spear Corps in a joint operation with Police representative apprehended one cadre of NSCN (IM) in general area Thilixu, Dimapur
(Apprehended NSCN-IM cadre along with recovered items)

Dimapur, December 10 (NEx): Assam Rifles (AR) under Spear Corps in a joint operation with Police representative apprehended one cadre of NSCN (IM) in general area Thilixu, Dimapur on December 06, 2020.

A press release from the AR yesterday said that Security forces along with police launched an operation based on specific input and apprehended one cadre of NSCN (IM) who was involved in extortion and illegal arms dealing.

A number of warlike stores including one 7.65mm US made Pistol, one 7.65mm Country made Pistol, one point 22mm Pistol, one point 22mm Air Rifle, one Rifle sight, one Spare Butt and 16 live rounds of ammunition, besides contraband drugs were recovered from the individual, informed the press release.

The apprehended cadre along with the recovered items have been handed over to Diphupar Police Station for further investigation, it said.