NSCN (IM) rebels nabbed in Arunachal Pradesh

Arrested NSCN (IM) rebel

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In a setback to the NSCN (IM), the Jairampur battalion of security forces on Friday apprehended two over ground workers (OGW) of the banned outfit here.

Khamchang Tikhak alias Michale and Babloo Tikhak, both residents of New Longchong village, were actively involved in extortion activities in the Miao and Nampong circles of the Changlang district, Kohima-based Defence Spokesman Colonel Chiranjeet Konwer said in a statement on Saturday.

The duo during spot interrogation admitted to being linked with NSCN (IM) and confessed to be working as OGWs for the group.

This is second such operation launched by the security forces in a span of three days as it had busted three major camps of the outfit during a joint operation in carried out in the district on Tuesday, the statement added.

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