DIGBOI, June 25: Bordumsa based 23 Punjab Regiment of Indian Army apprehended a hardcore NSCN(K) cadre at Koriajan along the Assam-Arunachal border under Bordumsa Police Station in Tinsukia district. The outfit of the banned militant organization, identified as self-styled SS Corporal Laichat Wangpan of Pumaon Basti of Longding, admitted of his active and long association with the organization since 2011 in various anti-social activities.
Meanwhile, sources informed that the security forces have long been chasing the cadre who had been moving around Bordumsa area with some ulterior motives. According to sources, he fell into the cop’s nets on Sunday late evening during a special operation launched for the purpose in Bordumsa Koriajan area. However, the apprehended militant was handed over to Bordumsa Police in Tinsukia district for further investigations and prosecution. No formal recovery from the possession of the accused cadre was reported. Bordumsa being the border location between Assam-Arunachal Pradesh, is often used as a safe hideout by various militant outfits to escape the security agencies.