Army apprehends NSCN (R) and KCP (PWG) cadres in Assam and Manipur

KOHIMA, AUG 4 | Publish Date: 8/4/2019 11:42:08 AM IST

The Indian army apprehended a  senior NSCN (R) insurgent from 9 Mile, Jagun, Tinsukia district on  August 2   during a joint operation conducted by  Indian Army and Assam Police.

A press release by PRO (Defence) stated that based on specific input from reliable sources regarding presence of NSCN (R) insurgent in general area 9 Mile, a  joint operation was conducted on 

Aug 2   during which  NSCN (R) insurgent identified as SS Sergeant Major Daniel Sankey s/o Jongku Sangkey, r/o Thaho village -1, Near Pangsau Pass, India was apprehended.

One pistol with magazine and five rounds of live ammunition were also recovered from him. The apprehended cadre along with recovered arms and ammunition have been handed over to Police for investigation, the release added. .

Meanwhile, Assam Rifles Battalion under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) in a joint operation with Manipur Police apprehended three cadres of proscribed group KCP (PWG) including a Self Styled Corporal along with arms and ammunition on July 28  from Imphal, Manipur.

A press release by PRO ( Defence) stated that based on a specific input regarding movement of some cadres of the proscribed group in the area in and around Imphal, a joint team of troops of Assam Rifles and Manipur Police apprehended three cadres of KCP (PWG) and recovered two point 32 Pistols and 12 live rounds from them.

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