Assam: Army apprehended NSCN(R) cadre in Jagun of Tinsukia

One NSCN (R) cadre was apprehended from, Jagun in Tinsukia district of Assam on 02 Aug 2019 in a joint operation conducted by Indian Army and Assam Police.


Tinsukia 

In a major blow to the militant organisations in the area of Tinsukia district of Assam , one senior NSCN (R) cadre was apprehended from 9 Mile, Jagun, Tinsukia district on 02 Aug 2019 during a joint operation conducted by Indian Army and Assam Police.

Based on specific input received from reliable sources regarding presence of NSCN (R) insurgent in general area 9 Mile, the joint operation was conducted on 02 Aug 2019.

During the operation, NSCN (R) insurgent identified as SS Sergeant Major Daniel Sankey, resident of Thaho village-1, Near Pangsau Pass, Arunachal Pradesh was apprehended.

One pistol with magazine and five rounds of live ammunition were also recovered from him. The apprehended cadre along with recovered arms and ammunition have been handed over to Police for investigation.

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