Security forces nabbed three NSCN-IM militants with arms in Assam’s Charaideo district along Assam-Nagaland border on July 22.

The Assam Kaziranga University admissions

In a joint operation, police and troopers of the Assam Rifles nabbed the NSCN-IM militants from Balijan Tea Estate in Charaideo district.

The militants were identified as Tinglu Konyak (25), Nokyeng Konyak (25) and Yangnu Konyak (24) hailing from Lakhun Basti in Mon district of Nagaland.

Security personnel had recovered three pistols, live ammunition from the possession of the militants and they were suspected to have been involved in inter-state arms smuggling.

Meanwhile police registered a case against the militants under various sections of the Arms Act at the Sonari police station.

“We suspect that they were involved in inter-state arms smuggling. Interrogations are underway,” Charaideo district SP Sudhakar Singh said.

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


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