AR apprehends 2 NSCN (K) cadres

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Dimapur, May 20: Medziphema Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) established a check post in general area Jharnapani near Medziphema on May 19 and apprehended an armed cadre of NSCN (K) travelling from Kohima to Dimapur. The AR identified him as ‘ss’ Cpl Hapang Konyak (28) of NSCN (K).
The recoveries from the individual included one point 22 pistol, two live rounds and a motorcycle. He along with recovered items was handed over to Medziphema police station for further investigation.
Meanwhile Kohima Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted an operation based on specific information in general area Tinpatti, Kohima along with police representative on May 18 and apprehended one NSCN (K) identified as Tsiinuo Pienyii alias Khrielelie Pienyii (41).
The recoveries from the individual included one cash receipt and four extortion slips amounting to Rs 1 lakh. The apprehended along with recovered items was handed over to North Police Station, Kohima for further investigation.
Arms recovered
Kohima Battalion of Assam Rifles conducted an operation along with police representative based on specific information in general area Merima on May 18 and recovered one point 22 auto pistol along with one magazine from the residence of Kezhalezo Ciesotsu.
The recovered items were deposited to North Police Station and FIR was lodged.
(Page News Service)