The apprehended cadre in police custody.

Security forces, in a joint operation with Nagaland police, have apprehended an NSCN (IM) cadre at Doyapur in Dimapur district of the state.

Based on a specific input, the security forces launched a joint operation with the Nagaland police and apprehended the cadre on April 14, said a police official on Saturday.

The nabbed rebel has been identified as Amstrong Lekthe.

An extortion slip, a fake identity card of village council and a mobile phone were recovered from him, an Assam Rifles release said today.

The cadre was handed over to Sub-Urban police station, Dimapur.

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