Dimapur, August 12 (NEx): Assam Rifles apprehended NSCN (R) & NSCN (K-YA) cadres from Dimapur with Point 32mm Pistol and 12 Bore Rifle in two different operations on August 9 and 10, respectively.
A notification from Assam Rifles on Tuesday said that, in an operation conducted on August 9, 2020, troops of Assam Rifles in Dimapur apprehended an active cadre of NSCN(R) from general area Chekiye along with point 32 pistol.
(Apprehended NSCN (K-YA) cadre with seized items)
On August 10, 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 an active cadre NSCN (K-YA) from general area Selouphe.
The troops also recovered one 32 mm Pistol with magazine and one 12 Bore Rifle with thirteen 12 Bore cartridges on August 10, 2020.
Both the operations were carried out as part of the ongoing crackdown by Assam Rifles on insurgent groups operating in Nagaland.
Troops of #AssamRifles in Dimapur apprehended an active cadre of NSCN(R) from general area Chekiye along with pt 32 pistol & an active cadre NSCN(K-YA) from general area Selouphe along with one Point 32mm Pistol & 12 Bore Rifle.@PIBHomeAffairs @prodefkohima @ANI pic.twitter.com/o6d5lXjzRg
— The Assam Rifles (@official_dgar) August 11, 2020
The apprehended persons and recovered items have been handed over to the Police for further legal action, it informed.