An NSCN-IM cadre has been apprehended by security agencies in Dimapur, Nagaland. 

The NSCN-IM cadre was arrested by security forces in a joint operation with the Nagaland police. 

The NSCN-IM rebel was apprehended at Super Market area in Dimapur, Nagaland. 

This was informed by the security agencies in a statement on Thursday. 

Based on a specific input, the security forces and Nagaland police apprehended the cadre, the statement read. 

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One 9mm pistol with magazine, four live rounds of 9mm pistol and Rs 1,29,400 in cash were recovered from the arrested NSCN-IM cadre. 

The apprehended cadre, along with the recovered items, was handed over to East Police Station, Dimapur, later. 

The arrested NSCN-IM cadre has been identified as 37-year-old Ikato Sumi.

Bhadra Gogoi

Bhadra Gogoi is Northeast Now Correspondent in Nagaland. He can be reached at: bhadragogoi@yahoo.com