The Indian Army has apprehended one National Socialist Council of Nagaland- Reformation (NSCN-R) in Changlang district of eastern Arunachal Pradesh on 20th April. Reportedly, the militant was out extortion activities in the area with the help of its two local sympathizers who have also been apprehended.
He has been identified as SS Pvt Khonkham Memai, a resident of Changlang District. He had joined the NSCN (R) in 2019 under the influence of the members of the said outfit.
All the three miscreants were handed over to Kharsang police station for further investigation. One .22 pistol and magazine has been recovered from the cadre.
The operation by the security forces is a part of a major crackdown on the insurgent cadres in the TLC region where the cadres are asked either to surrender or face the brunt of the security forces.