Assam Rifles nabbed 13 NSCN(IM) cadres and recovered huge cache of arms-ammu

by Hemanta Kumar Nath

Guwahati , Jan 19, 2017 : Assam Rifles troops had apprehended 13 NSCN(IM) cadres from Mon district in Nagaland and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition.The Kohima based Defence PRO Col Chiranjeet Konwar said that, the troops of 35 Assam Rifles on Wednesday had apprehended 13 NSCN(IM) cadres along Mon-Tizit road, while they were travelled in two vehicles.The troops carried out the operation at the area following reports of extortion drive by the militants.

The Defence PRO said that, the security personnel recovered four AK-56 rifles, two HK-32 rifles, one MA-MK4 rifle, four pistols and huge quantity of live ammunitions and other warlike stores in possession from them.Later, the nabbed militants and seizure arms and ammunition handedover to Mon district police.