AR apprehends NSCN (IM), NNC/FGN cadres

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Dimapur, May 22: Jalukie Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR(N) apprehended one NSCN (IM) cadre on May 17 last. This success was the result of relentless efforts by Security Forces with an aim to bring back misguided local youth into mainstream, a press release issued by PRO IGAR (N) stated.
Based on inputs regarding presence of a NSCN(IM) cadre in Jalukie area an operation was launched by Assam Rifles along with a Police representative wherein an NSCN(IM) Cadre AX40124 Self Styled Captain Majatguiyang Daimai Henry, S/o Namthiubui was apprehended while carrying out extortion.
As per latest inputs, there has been regular collection of taxes in the area by Officers on Special Duty (OSD) who are deputed by the Naga Army Finance Department (NAFD) of NSCN(IM)
This operation is part of the ongoing crack down by Security Forces against the outfit trying to break the CFG Rules. The apprehendee was handed over to Police Station Jalukie.
Meanwhile, the Kohima Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) apprehended an active cadre of NNC/FGN (NA) along with four weapons, assorted ammunition, explosives, radio set and other incriminating materials including extortion slips from Niuland Town, Kohima on May 10 last. The cadre was identified as Chokrikyu Sangtam, son of Throngtsu Sangtam, resident of Seyochung village, Kiphire. The armed cadre was involved in extortion and other illegal activities in Dimapur and Kohima District of Nagaland. Apprehendee along with recovered items was handed over to Niuland Police Station for further investigation. (Page News Service)