NSCN(IM) militant nabbed in Manipur

A consignment of arms and ammunition was seized and an NSCN(IM) militant was apprehended by Army in Manipur's Senapati district, Army sources said here Wednesday.

PTI| Updated: Oct 29, 2014, 13:53 PM IST

Kolkata: A consignment of arms and ammunition was seized and an NSCN(IM) militant was apprehended by Army in Manipur's Senapati district, Army sources said here Wednesday.

Based on specific intelligence about movement of an active NSCN(IM) cadre with a consignment of arms and ammunition, troops of Red Shield Division launched an operation on Monday in Tumnoupokpi village, the officials said.

A hardcore NSCN(IM) cadre who was moving in a vehicle carrying 4 rifles, magazines and other ammunition was apprehended and was later on handed over to the local police station.

The weapons were also seized, they added.