Armed NSCN(IM) cadre held in Manipur

Troops of Red Shield division of Indian Army apprehended a hardcore cadre of NSCN(IM) at Thonglang Akutpa village in Manipur's Senapati district, a defence release said.

PTI| Updated: Jul 20, 2015, 15:47 PM IST

Imphal: Troops of Red Shield division of Indian Army apprehended a hardcore cadre of NSCN(IM) at Thonglang Akutpa village in Manipur's Senapati district, a defence release said.

A 9 mm pistol with three live rounds and Rs three lakh in cash were seized from the possession of arrested self styled 'Major' Chinghulan Kamei alias Alang (40) of Awangkhul village in Manipur's Tamenglong district.

The release said he was staying in Habron camp in Nagaland and was moving towards Buning camp of Senapati district to carry out assigned task when he was arrested on July 18.

The arrested insurgent was handed over to the police.