Dimapur (Nagaland), February : The troops of Assam Rifles and Nagaland Police had apprehended a NSCN (R) militant and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition including two AK series rifles in Nagaland’s Dimapur area on Monday evening, officials said.
Based on intelligence input, the Dimapur Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) had launched an operation with police representative in general area Naharbari, in Dimapur district and apprehended the militant.
The nabbed militant was identified as Isaka Awomi and recovered two AK-56 rifles with magazines, two point 22 mm pistol with magazines and 50 and four live rounds of AK-56 and point 22 pistol respectively, extortion slips, 25 of NNC, 28 of FGN, 29 of NSCN (R) and two extortion collection pads in possession from him.
Later, the apprehendee along with the recoveries was handed over to East Police Station, Dimapur.
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)