Dimapur, August 05 (NEx): The security forces along with Police representative apprehended one NSCN (K-YA) cadre in Dimapur on August 02, 2020.
A press release issued by Assam Rifles PRO, HQ IGAR (N) said, in a major breakthrough against extortion activities by undergrounds in Nagaland, one cadre of the banned outfit NSCN (K-YA) was apprehended near Dhobinala in Dimapur on August 02, 2020.
Based on specific intelligence regarding presence of UG cadre in the area, the security forces along with Police representative launched an operation and apprehended the individual.
The troops also recovered four fired cases of ammunition, extortion slips, letter pads of NSCN/GPRN (K-YA) and other incriminating material.
Troops of #AssamRifles Ghaspani Battalion in a joint operation with State Police apprehended NSCN (K-YA) cadre near Dhobinala in Dimapur recovering ammunition, extortion slips, letter pads of NSCN/GPRN(K-YA) & other incriminating material. @PIBHomeAffairs @prodefkohima @ANI pic.twitter.com/kJOkzcScRe
— The Assam Rifles (@official_dgar) August 5, 2020
The apprehended person along with recovered items have been handed over to West Police Station, Dimapur for further investigations, it added.