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NSCN (K-YA) cadre held in Mon district

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DIMAPUR, Dec 28: An active cadre of the Yung Aung faction of NSCN (K) was apprehended by the Mokokchung battalion of Assam Rifles in Mon district on December 26, a defence release said on Wednesday.

Based on specific input, the cadre was apprehended at a mobile vehicle check post established by a team of Assam Rifles, along with police, at a secluded location between Wakching-Shiong road junction in the district. He was traveling by motorcycle and was apprehended while trying to flee, the release said.

The cadre has been identified as self-styled “Sergeant” Wangli Konyak alias Pongai, a resident of Shiong village under Mon district. The release said he was involved in extortion and anti-national activities in the area.

A weapon, ammunition, communication equipment and other miscellaneous items were recovered from his possession.

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The apprehended cadre, along with the recovered items, was later handed over to Mon police, the release added.

 

 

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