The troops of Assam Rifles in a joint operation with Arunachal Pradesh Police recently apprehended a cadre of the NSCN(KK) near Sankha Havi in the Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.
According official sources, based on a specific input, the joint team launched an operation in the area and apprehended the cadre.
The apprehended cadre has been identified as SS Corporal Tonlang Pangtha belonging to the proscribed group.
“The team also recovered a 9 mm pistol with magazine, 9 rounds of live ammunition and one mobile phone,” sources said.
The apprehended individual along with recovered items have been handed over to Changlang police station for further investigations, sources further said.
In another operation, Assam Rifles troops apprehended a cadre of NSCN (K-YA) near Zunheboto in Nagaland recently.
According to a media report, the apprehended militant was identified a self-styled Sergeant Major Bokaho Yeptho.
The Assam Rifles troops recovered one point .22 mm US-made pistol and 9 numbers of non-local identity cards of the GPRN from the possession of the militant cadre.
The apprehended militant along with the recovered items were handed over to Zunheboto police station for further investigation on Tuesday, the report said.