Assam Rifles arrest NSCN-IM cadre with arms in Dimapur

Assam Rifles arrest NSCN-IM cadre with arms in Dimapur

Dimapur, Dec. 9,2020: Assam Rifles under Spear Corps along with the state police representative arrested one person allegedly a cadre of NSCN-IM during joint operation from Thilixu village area in Dimapur on December 6.

A defence release issued by PRO (Def.) said that the arrested person was involved in extortion and illegal arms dealing.

Report stated that the joint team recovered one 7.65mm pistol (US made), one 7.65mm pistol (country made), one point 22mm pistol, one point 22mm air rifle, one rifle sight, one spare butt, and 16 live rounds of ammunition besides contraband drugs from his possession.

It further stated that the arrested person along with the recovered items has been handed over to Diphupar Police Station for further investigation.