Guwahati: On July 30, troopers of the Indian Army in an operation apprehended an active cadre of the Isaak-Muivah faction of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagalim) near Ledo Town in Tinsukia District of Assam on July 30.
The operation was launched based on specific intelligence and the NSCN (IM) militant was picked up from the area. It is suspected that the individual was actively involved in extortion and recruitment activities in Ledo and Margherita towns in Upper Assam.
The troops also recovered one Point 22 Pistol (USA made) along with four rounds of live ammunition and Rs 1,830 cash from the possession of the individual.
The apprehended NSCN (IM) cadre along with the recoveries have been handed over to the Police Station at Ledo for further investigations.