The apprehended cadre.

The Assam Rifles has apprehended an NSCN (K-Nikki) cadre who was the prime suspect in lobbing of a grenade at Dhansiri Assam Rifles camp in early hours of October 10, an Assam Rifles release said on Wednesday.

The cadre was apprehended with a 9 mm pistol and three live rounds from near his residence at Purana Bazar here on October 11.

The release said the apprehended cadre admitted to have lobbed the grenade at the Assam Rifles camp on the orders of the NSCN (K-Nikki) faction.

The Assam Rifles said the culprit was nabbed within 36 hours of committing the crime. It warned that that no faction/organisation attempting to disturb peace in Dimapur town will be spared.

The apprehended cadre, along with the recovered items, was handed over to East police station, Dimapur, the release added.

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