Itanagar: A militant of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Reformation (NSCN-R) was apprehended in Arunachal Pradesh, police said here on Monday.
‘Captain’ Khilpong Jugli (47), a self-styled Town Commander of the outfit, was arrested from Nadipar area of Changlang district during a joint operation on Sunday, Changlang’s Superintendent of Police (SP) Mihin Gambo said.
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The joint team of district police and 149th battalion of CRPF apprehended the militant who was a resident of Old Shallang village, he said.
He was associated with NSCN-K for a long time before he joined the NSCN-R in 2019, the SP said, adding that he was wanted in multiple criminal cases in the district.
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