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5 armed cadres arrested in Dimapur

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 6/28/2020 11:00:01 AM IST

As part of the ongoing crackdown by Assam Rifles on insurgent groups operating in Nagaland, five active and armed cadres of “NSCN (K2)” were apprehended near Thahekhu in Dimapur on June 25.

According to PRO (Defence), based on specific inputs regarding presence of a UG cadre, the troops of Assam Rifles along with Nagaland Police launched an operation and apprehended five active and armed cadres from the area. The apprehended cadres belonging to the proscribed group have been identified as ‘SS Col’ Weangna Konyak, ‘SS 2nd Lt’ Nikato Aye, ‘SS Sgt Maj’ Akahi Konyak, ‘SS Sgt’ Wangtos Konyak and ‘SS Khapur’ Vikaho Sumi. The team also recovered one M22 rifle with mag, one carbine with mag, two point 303 rifles with mag, one point 22 mm air gun, four point 22mm pistol, one 7. 65 mm pistol, one point 22 mm revolver, besides other warlike stores and incriminating documents. The apprehended individuals along with recovered items have been handed over to Sub Urban Police Station for further investigations.

In another operation, Assam Rifles apprehended two active cadres of ZUF (K) near Burma Camp in Dimapur on June 25. Troops launched an operation and apprehended the cadres belonging to the proscribed group from the area. The apprehended cadre have been identified as ‘SS Captain’ Haisuibe Pame, age 29 years, r/o Nchureloa village in Dima Hasao district of Assam and ‘Khapur’ Mariamka Thangabo Kumar, age 49 years, r/o Phongla village in Kangpokpi district of Manipur. The team also recovered rubber stamp and extortion slips. Apprehended individuals along with recovered items have been handed over to East Police Station for further investigations.

 

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