Two NSCN (IM) cadres arrested in Arunachal

Two cadres of NSCN (IM) were arrested with arms and ammunition from a village near Khonsa in troubled Tirap district, a senior police official said Friday.

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 20, 2014, 15:37 PM IST

Itanagar: Two cadres of NSCN (IM) were arrested with arms and ammunition from a village near Khonsa in troubled Tirap district, a senior police official said Friday.

Acting on a tip-off, security forces caught the rebels during their two-day operation from June 16 to 17 last, Tirap SP Vikramjit Singh said in a statement.

Two AK 56 rifles, two magazines and 40 rounds of live ammunition besides cash were recovered from their possession, he said.

In another operation on Wednesday last, the security forces recovered one self-loading rifle, two SLR magazines, 120 rounds of ammunition and 12 RPG Lathode bombs from the area, the SP said.