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.
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