Itanagar: Security forces of Assam Rifles and Spear Corps in a joint operation with Arunachal Pradesh police apprehended an active cadre of the Yung Aung faction of NSCN-K (NSCN-KYA) on Tuesday from Longding district.

“Based on a specific input, security forces launched the joint operation with state police and apprehended the cadre at Pumao in Longding District,” said a release.

The cadre has a previous court proclamation against his name.  He has been handed over to Longding Police Station for further action.

The arrest of the militant comes days after four NSCN-KYA rebels tried to kidnap an individual from Longkhaw village in Longding district. However, the proactiveness of the villagers foiled their attempt.



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