Two NSCN (IM) cadres apprehended with arms in Wokha

Two NSCN (IM) cadres apprehended in Wokha
(Apprehended NSCN (IM) cadres along with Assam Rifles and State police personnel)

Kohima, January 24 (NEx): As part of the ongoing crackdown by Assam Rifles on insurgent groups, two NSCN (IM) cadres were apprehended with arms from general area Longsa in Wokha district on January 21, 2021.

PRO, HQ IGAR (N) informed that, based on specific input, after a stiff chase, troops of Assam Rifles alongwith Police representative launched an operation and apprehended two NSCN (IM) cadres and recovered one point 22 Pistol German make, two point 22 pistol (local made) and two magazines in Longsa, Wokha district on January 21, 2021.

The apprehended persons alongwith the recovered items have been handed over to Wokha Police Station, Wokha for further investigation, PRO said.