AR apprehends 3 NSCN (K) cadres

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Dimapur, April 25: Based on specific information regarding extortion/tax collection in general area Longkhim town, Zunheboto Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted an operation along with police representative today.
During the operation Assam Rifles troops apprehended 2 NSCN(K) cadres along with illegal arms and incriminating documents. The individuals were identified as Kanato Sema (23), S/o Tohosha Sema, resident of Khikevi village, Zunheboto District and Hukheto Sema (33), s/o Pitoshe Sema, resident of Khumishi-B village, Zunheboto district. .
The recoveries from the individuals included one pt 32 pistol with magazine, 25 extortion slips, GPRN/NSCN(K), 49 leaves GPRN/NSCN(K) identity cards for non locals.
The apprehendee along with recovered items was handed over to Longkhim Police Station for further investigation.
In Mon, the Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted an operation along with police representative based on specific information in general area Jahjon Ward on April 24.
During the search of a suspected house, Assam Rifles troops apprehended one NSCN (K) cadre alongwith incriminating photos/documents. The individual was identified as SS Lt Chemang Pongmei (28), s/o Nokbang Pongmei resident of Hondaei, Myanmar. The recoveries from the individual included incriminating documents/photos and one mobile phone with SIM.
The apprehendee along with recovered items was handed over to Mon Police Station for further investigation.
NSCN (IM) cadre held
Kohima Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted an operation alongwith police representative based on specific information regarding extortion/tax collection in general area Mohan Khola, Kohima on April 24.
During the operation, Assam Rifles troops apprehended an individual along with incriminating documents. The individual was identified as Self Styled Leacy of NSCN(IM) named Kevingol Sophie, age 35years, S/o Puhokhwel, resident of Tenyiphe-I, Dimapur District. The recoveries from the accused included one 7.62 mm Rifle with magazine, 9 mm live round and Indian currency Rs. 13,770 in cash. Also incriminating documents to include 16 extortion money receipts and various NSCN (IM) letters, which revealed extortion of Rs. 15,63,37,020 from various agencies.
The apprehendee along with recovered items was handed over to South Police Station, Kohima for further investigation.
Recovers arms, ammo in Dimapur
Dimapur Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conducted an operation along with police representative based on specific information in general area Sovima village, Dimapur today.
During search of a suspected house, Assam Rifles troops apprehended an individual in possession of illegal weapons and ammunition. The individual was identified as Vikuosa Mepfhuo (38), S/o Ngulho Mepfhuo, resident of Sovima village, Chumukedima District Dimapur. The recoveries from the individual included one AK 56 Rifle, one point 303 Rifles with magazine and bayonet, two Point 22 mm Rifles, two 12 Bore Gun Single barrel, one 9mm Pistol with magazine, one point 32 mm Pistol Beretta, two magazine AK 56 Rifle, two magazine point 32 mm Pistol, 11 Live rounds of Pt 22 mm Pistol, 4 Live rounds of 7.62 mm, 4 Live rounds of 7.65 mm, 32 Live rounds of 12 Bore Gun, 2 fired case of 12 Bore Gun.
The apprehendee along with recovered items was handed over to Diphupar Police Station, Dimapur for further investigation.
(Page News Service)