AR apprehends 2 NSCN (K) cadres

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Dimapur, March 12: Based on specific input about the presence of NSCN(K), the proscribed organisation’s cadres and their involvement in nefarious activities Kohima battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) launched an operation alongwith police representative in general area Naga Bazar, Kohima today.
During the operation troops of Assam Rifles apprehended a self styled Major of NSCN (K) named Kisheto Ayemi (35), S/o Nizetho Ayemi resident of Thilixu village, Diphupar Police Station, Dimapur district.
During interrogation, he revealed that he had been involved in extortion activities in Kohima. Intelligence sources confirmed Kisheto Ayemi belongs to 7th Bn of NSCN(K) and had been town commander Kohima between 2013 to 2015. He has allegedly also been involved in firing incidents against SF at IG stadium, Puliebadze and Kohima town.
Kisheto Ayemi was also arrested by Zunheboto Battalion of Assam Rifles in August 2015 for carrying illegal weapons of 5.56mm M-16 Rifle, 9mm beretta and pt 303 Rifle. The recoveries from the individual included one Cash Receipt of GPRN, one Letter pad of Kohima Town Commander, one PAN Card, one Driving License, one Aadhar Card and Indian currency worth Rs 15,870 in cash.
The apprehendee along with recovered items was handed over to North Police Station Kohima for further investigation.
Meanwhile, Kohima Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) launched an operation alongwith police representative based on specific input about the presence of NSCN(K) cadre in general area Jail Colony, Kohima on March 11 apprehended a self styled Deputy Secretary rank cadre of NSCN (K) named Ukehtho Z Chopy (29), S/o Zuhevi Chopy, resident of Ghukhuyi village, Zunheboto District. Individual revealed that he had been involved in carrying out extortion activities in Kohima and adjoining areas.
The recoveries from the individual included 6 Cash Receipts of Government of the People’s Republic of Nagaland and 2 Letter Pads, Office of the Urban Town Commander NSCN (K).
The apprehendee along with recovered items was handed over to South Police Station Kohima for further investigation.
(Page News Service)