Troops of Indian Army in an operation apprehended one active cadre of NSCN (IM) near Ledo Town in Tinsukia district of Assam on Thursday.

Based on a specific input the troops launched an operation and apprehended the cadre from the area.

It is suspected that the individual was actively involved in extortion and recruitment activities in Ledo and Margherita.

The troops also recovered one Point 22 Pistol (US-made) along with four rounds of live ammunition and Rs 1830 cash from the possession of the individual.

The apprehended individual along with the recoveries have been handed over to Police Station Ledo for further investigations.

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