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Kijen Rangwang, a self-styled sergeant of the NSCN(K), was apprehended by the Khonsa battalion of Assam Rifles in Chinghan village of Tirap district on Sunday
Kijen Rangwang, a self-styled sergeant of the NSCN(K), was apprehended by the Khonsa battalion of Assam Rifles in Chinghan village of Tirap district on Sunday|EastMojo image
ARUNACHAL PRADESH

Arunachal: NSCN(K) ‘sergeant’ held in Tirap district

The Naga insurgent group member was apprehended following an operation undertaken by security forces on Sunday; 25 gm of opium, cash recovered from his possession

Irani Sonowal Lepcha

Irani Sonowal Lepcha

Khonsa: Continuing its extensive operations against underground elements, the Khonsa battalion of Assam Rifles recently apprehended Kijen Rangwang, a self-styled sergeant of the NSCN(K) faction from Chinghan village of Tirap district in Arunachal Pradesh.

The self-styled sergeant was apprehended following an operation undertaken by the security forces on Sunday, an official press release informed on Wednesday.

The security forces recovered around 25 gm of opium and some cash from the possession of Rangwang.

The civil population in the area have expressed a sign of relief following the arrest and appreciated the determined efforts of Assam Rifles for bringing peace and normalcy in the region, the press release added.