Manipur: 3 NSCN( K ) Cadres Held With Arms, Ammunition

Kadamtala battalion of Assam Rifles nabbed 3 NSCN ( K ) cadres with sophisticated Arms and ammunition from Tamenglong dist. 


Imphal

Security Forces apprehended three cadres of NSCN ( K ) with sophisticated Arms and ammunition from New Kaiphundai area of Tamenglong district in Manipur, Defence source informed on Monday

These cadres were involved in the incident on September 21 in which they had kidnapped a truck driver when he refused to pay the money demanded by them. The cadres had also resorted to firing of 10-15 rounds to intimidate the truck drivers during the incident.  The incident was took place on NH-37 near Makru Bridge.

Security Forces in coordination with Manipur Police launched immediate operations to apprehend the perpetrators and achieved the major breakthrough.

Major recoveries include two US Made M series Assault Rifles, around 425 rounds of live ammunition and three hand grenades.

The operation on Sunday night has come as a major relief to the locals of the area especially the truck drivers and traders operating on NH-37.

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