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Security forces apprehended a militant of NSCN-K at Thangal village in Manipur’s Noney district, police said on March 24.

Based on secret information about the movement of one suspected person of NSCN-K from Khoupum towards Noney on Old Cachar road in Noney district, a combined team of 29 Assam Rifles along with a special commando unit conducted frisking and checking at Thangal village Noney district.

The team had first detained a person under suspicion and later he revealed that he is an active militant of NSCN-K. The security personnel then apprehended him.

The apprehended militant was identified as Kamei Pourei Rongmei who allegedly joined the outfit in 2016 and got basic military training for one month in the general area of Lungchai training centre at Tamenglong district.

Later the apprehended militant was handed over to Lamphel police station for further investigation.

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About Hemanta Kr Nath


Hemanta Kumar Nath is a Guwahati-based journalist. He had worked with India Blooms News Service (IBNS), Meghalaya Times, Global News Network among others.