MAJOR BLOW TO NSCN(R) & ULFA(I) : FOUR CADRES APPREHENDED IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH
In a major crackdown on the extortion nexus two major operations were launched by the Changlang battalion of Assam Rifles. In the ensuing operations two hardcore NSCN(R) cadres and two hardcore ULFA(I) cadres were apprehended.
In an operation in Ngeichang area of Changlang, Changlang battalion apprehended Self styled sergeant major Nongman Jugli & Self Styled Lance Corporal Sampan Harap of NSCN(R). The cadres were found in possession of weapons, ammunition & other incriminating evidence. Post spot interrogation the cadres admitted allegiance to NSCN(R) & admitted that the duo under the Self Styled sergeant Major had been involved in extortion activities in the area.
In a similar operation launched in Lekhapani area, the Battalion apprehended Anil Kanikar @ Dahotia & Pramod Barua, both active cadres of ULFA(I). Post spot interrogation the cadres admitted allegiance to the banned organization and to having been involved in extortion activities in the area