NSCN-R militant arrested

CHANGLANG, 5 Apr:  A militant belonging to the banned NSCN-R outfit has been arrested in Changlang district.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team nabbed 42-year-old self-styled Rajapio Kitsam Kitnya from Kangkho area on Sunday evening, Superintendent of Police Mihin Gambo said.

He was wanted for involvement in a gun battle with security forces on 16 March, in which one insurgent was killed, he added.