From our Correspondent
TINSUKIA, Aug 12: Based on specific intelligence inputs, the Jairampur Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of Dao division undertook an operation at 17 Mile of Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh on Friday night and apprehended Jongsham Chena, self-styled private of NSCN(R) who had been trying to terrorize and attempting extortion at 17 Mile. The Assam Rifle battalion swiftly launched an operation and apprehended the self-styled private with pistol and ammunition. Post spot interrogation, he admitted allegiance to NSCN(R and further divulged that he had been active part of the outfit since June, 2015 and had received three months weapons training at NSCN Pongphung Camp at Tizit, Mon. The cadre had been previously apprehended by Assam Rifles at Changlang town on October 8, 2016 while carrying out extortion and has been on bail since October 26, 2016, stated a PRO (Defence) press release.