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

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.

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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.

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