Two NSCN (R) cadres apprehended in Arunachal’s Tirap district
Security forces on Friday nabbed two hardcore NSCN (R) cadres from Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh.
In a joint operation conducted by Assam Rifles and Arunachal Pradesh police, the NSCN (R) cadres were apprehended.
“We have arrested two overground workers of the NSCN (R). Arms and ammunition were also seized from their possession,” said a police source.
It may be noted that one of the rebels, while intercepted by the security forces, had tried to lob a grenade at security forces but failed in their attempt.
“We are conducting joint operations in the Tirap area to foil any attempt made by this rebel group to destabilise peace. The rebels of NSCN (R) have extorted money from the businessmen in the area for the last several months,” said an Assam Rifles source.
Security forces have apprehended an NSCN (R) cadre from Kangkho area in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh on Monday.