Arrested DNLA cadre Maiham Diphusa. Image: Northeast Now
Arrested DNLA cadre Maiham Diphusa. Image: Northeast Now

One hardcore Dimasa National Liberation Army (DNLA) cadre was nabbed at Monglumukh along Assam-Nagaland border in a joint operation carried out by the police and army.

The DNLA cadre has been identified as Maiham Diphusa and a .22 pistol along with five rounds of live ammunition were also recovered from him.

Police infomred that Diphusa was involved in the grenade throwing incident at Manja Bazar on October 3 on the shop of one Ajay Gupta, after the ransom amount demanded was not delivered.

DNLA is a new group that has been floated recently after the other prominent extremist groups have laid down their arms.

This news outfit is gradually making its presence felt in Karbi Anglong.

Image: Northeast Now

Nongee Terang

Nongee Terang is Northeast Now Correspondent in Diphu. He can be reached at: nongee.terang@gmail.com