Prime accused in grenade lobbying case Credit: EastMojo Image

Kohima: The security forces have arrested the prime accused of the grenade lobbying incident that took place at the Dhansiri Assam Rifles camp in Dimapur.

PRO IGAR (N) on Wednesday informed that the Assam Rifles (AR) cracked on the perpetrators and apprehended the prime suspect of Grenade lobbing incident that took place during the early hours on October 10.

The arrested person is identified as Self Styled Lieutenant Hupeto Aye of the NSCN (K-Nikki Sumi). The cadre has been apprehended near his residence at Purana Bazar on Sunday.

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The arrested person along with the recovered items

9 mm Pistol and three live rounds were recovered from his possession. According to the AR, the arrested person has admitted to committing the crime on orders of NSCN (K-Nikki) Faction.

“Assam Rifles made it very clear, by nabbing the culprit within 36 hours of crime, that no faction/organization attempting to derail NPA or disturb the peace of Dimapur town will be spared at any cost,” said the AR statement.

The apprehended person along with the recovered items was handed over to East Police Station, Dimapur for further investigation.

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