NSCN (R) operatives arrested

JAIRAMPUR, Feb 6: Personnel of the Jairampur battalion of the Assam Rifles arrested two NSCN (R) operatives from Songking village in Changlang district in the early hours of Tuesday.
A pistol and ammunition were recovered from the possession of the militants identified as Channong Matcha and Jimreves Kimsing, Kohima-based defence PRO Col C Konwer informed in a release.
‘Both the operatives have been active members of the banned outfit since 2017. They were actively involved in extortion activities in Miao circle in Arunachal Pradesh,’ the PRO said.