AR apprehends NSCN (K) cadre

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Dimapur, March 1: Chieswema and Kohima Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (N) launched a joint operation along with police representative based on specific intelligence regarding presence of NSCN (K) cadre in general area Old NST Bus Stand, Kohima on February 28 and apprehended an NSCN (K) cadre identified as Vepa Hekho (31), a resident of Sethotsou village under Phek distict.
An AR release said the arrested cadre revealed his prolonged involvement in collection of illegal taxes and extortion money from general public in Kohima Town. The recovery from him included two extortion slips of NSCN (K) and Rs 1250.
The arrested cadre along with recovered items was handed over to North Police Station Kohima for further investigation.
(Page News Service)