Dimapur, September 14: Security forces have arrested NSCN (K-YA) area commander of Longding region after conducting surgical operation.
Based on specific information, an operation of launched by Indian Army during the early hours on Friday in general area Longkhao.
During the conduct of the operation, the search team apprehended two insurgents later identified as Self Styled Maj Talai Wangsu & Self Styled Cpl Alau Wangnaw of NSCN (K-YA).
Indian Army & Assam Rifles had intensified the operation against insurgent groups on reliable reports of extortion threats and intimidation of locals.
According to a press release issued by PRO Defence, large quantity of ammunition & war like stores including weapons were recovered from the individuals . The apprehended Self Styled Major has been incharge of illegal tax collection and extortion in Tangsa – Wancho region of Longding & parts of Tirap District and has been on the radar of security forces for over the past 12 months. He is a close aide of SS Col Botai Wangsu of NSCN K-YA outfit, the release stated. (Page News Service)