Kohima Apr19:The troops of Assam Rifles, in a search operation in Phek town, apprehended one NSCN-K cadre along with arms, ammunition and extortion notes.
In a statement the Inspector General of Assam Rifles (North) said the 9 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) conduct a joint search operation at Hebron Colony, Phek town, the district headquarters, with 22 Assam Rifles alongwith police representative on April 16 last.
During the search operation troops of Assam Rifles apprehended one NSCN (K) military wing cadre alongwith one 7.65mm Pistol with live rounds and Extortion slips. The cadre was identified as one SS Lieutenant, aged 38 years and a resident of Khuga Village under Phek District. The apprehended individual along with the recovered items was handed over to Phek Police Station for further investigation, it said