Two minor NSCN (IM) cadres arrested from Tinsukia railway station
Tinsukia: A joint team of Tinsukia police and army arrested two suspected minor activists of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isav-Muviah) at the New Tinsukia railway station in Assam. The two agencies found a cache of arms and ammunition hidden in a house in neighboring Arunachal Pradesh.
Confirming the progress, Assam Police DIG (North East Range) Jitmal Doley said that based on a specific input, a trap was laid and two cadres belonging to the banned organization NSCN (IM) were transferred to New Tinsukia. Arrested from the general area of the railway station.
Dolly said, “During the interrogation, he confessed to aligning himself with the banned organization and took the security forces to a house in Phangsum village under the unnamed circle of Changlong District, from where the weapons were recovered.” “Weapons were kept in ammunition bags, and cadres were using them frequently,” Doley added.
The exports include two HK rifles, three magazines, 283 live rounds, a grenade, two IEDs, three roll cable cables, two wallets, two ATM cards, two identification proofs and three mobile phones.
Dolly said a third person has also been arrested who turned out to be a victim. “The cadres were forcibly using his motorbike to carry out extortion and other subversive activities at gunpoint. He will be released after completing all formalities.”
According to an army source, the cadres were involved in a gun battle with 18 Garwal rifles on March 23 in Lungpha.