AR apprehends NSCN (R) cadre with arms

AR apprehends NSCN (R)  cadre with arms

Dimapur, April 2: Mokokchung Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR North) conducted an operation along with a police representative based on specific information in general area Longleng, Mokokchung on April 1.
During the operation Assam Rifles troops apprehended one NSCN (R) cadre along with three civilians in illegal possession of arms and ammunition. The recovery from the operation included 9 muzzle loaded Rifles, one 12 bore Rifles, one pt 22mm Rifles with magazine, one pt 22 pistol with magazine, ten live rounds of AK-47, 12 live rounds of 12 bore, 46 live rounds of pt 22mm, 27 live rounds of 7.35mm, 50 gms gun powder, drugs to include brown sugar and opium worth Rs. 1,15,000, Indian currency Rs. 30742 in cash and 13 bottles of liquor.
The apprehendees were identified as SS Corporal Mankub Phom, S/o Shasing Phom, resident of Tangha village, Taushong Phom, S/o Baushong Phom, resident of Tangha, Nganom Phom, S/o Longthang Phom, resident of Tangha and Phamugee Phom, S/o Kangkau Phom, resident of Longleng medical ward.
The apprehendees alongwith recovered items were handed over to Longleng Police Station for further investigation.
(Page News Service)