NSCN(IM) hideout busted in Mon district

(NSCN-IM temporary hideout destroyed in Mon district of Nagaland | Photo: Eastern Command_IA)

Kohima, April 28 (NE): A joint operation comprising of troops of Indian Army, Assam Rifles and Nagaland Police busted a temporary hideout of NSCN (IM) near Longting in Mon District of Nagaland on Sunday, April 26, 2020.

Based on a specific input regarding setting up of a temporary hideout by NSCN(IM), a search operation was launched by the troops in the area.

During the operation, a temporary hideout comprising of a living area with 08-10 beds and a kitchen was busted by the security forces.

Further, it is reported that the troops also recovered rations, utensils and other ancillaries from the camp. The hideout has been destroyed in the presence of police representative.

Taking to twitter, Eastern Command, Indian Amry said on Monday, April 27, 2020 that the operation was carried out in contentious efforts to check violation and enforce Cease Fire Ground Rules.

The items recovered from the camp have been handed over to Tizit Police Station and a FIR has been lodged for violation of Cease Fire Ground Rules by NSCN(IM) and for further investigations, it added.