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Two NSCN-IM Over Ground Workers (OGW)s apprehended in Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh

KOHIMA, July 7: In the series of intense operations on underground outfits, delivering a major blow to NSCN (IM), Security Forces under the aegis of DAO division conducted successful operations in Motongsa village post destruction of three major NSCN (IM) camps on July 3 and apprehended two Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of NSCN (IM), informed in a press release on Saturday. In subsequent search operations that took place post destruction of NSCN (IM) camps near Motongsa village on 3 of this month.

The Jarampur battalion of Security Forces apprehended two OGWs Khamchang Tikhak alias Michale and Babloo Tikhak, both residents of New Longchong village. The duo during spot interrogation admitted to being linked with NSCN(IM) and confessed to be working as OGWs for the group. The duo was also actively involved in extortion activities in Miao and Nampong circles.