Nagaland

Two civilians rescued from NSCN (IM) in Dimapur

Security Forces in a joint operation with Police apprehended two active cadres of NSCN (IM) and rescued two civilians (a married couple) from Dimapur.

Dimapur, May 12 (NEx): The Security Forces in a joint operation with Police apprehended two active cadres of NSCN (IM) and rescued two civilians (a married couple) from Dimapur Government College, Dimapur, Nagaland on May 09, 2021, informed the PRO Defence, Kohima.

The PRO Defence, said that, ‘Based on a specific input, Security Forces launched a joint operation with State Police apprehending two active cadres of NSCN (IM) and rescued the couple, who were earlier abducted from Nagaland Gate at gun point, on the orders of a Kilonser of NSCN (IM). During the operation, the security forces also recovered one point 32 Pistol, three rounds of point 32 ammunition, two mobile phones and other incriminating documents.’

It is evident from the outcome of recent operations that the cadres of the faction are resorting to coercion based extortion and abducting civilians for non-payment of their extortion demands, PRO stated.

The apprehended cadres alongwith recovered items have been handed over to West Police Station, Dimapur District for further investigation, PRO said.