Tip of the Spear in Manipur; Two NSCN (IM) cadres arrested

The Indian Army acted on a specific intelligence input and launched a search operation by a team of Assam Rifles, which led to the apprehension of the two insurgents.
Tip of the Spear in Manipur; Two NSCN (IM) cadres arrested
Arrested NSCN-IM members (two in the middle)

Halley Nongmaithem

IMPHAL

The Assam Rifles, Spear Corps in an operation on November 18, apprehended two insurgents of the proscribed group NSCN-IM near Buela in Chakpikarong in Chandel district.

The Indian Army acted on a specific intelligence input about the movement of insurgents in the area and launched a search operation by a team of Assam Rifles, which led to the apprehension of the two insurgents.

It is further said that security forces recovered one 9 mm pistol, one magazine and three live rounds.

The insurgents were handed over to the police authorities at Sugnu Police station for further investigation.

(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)

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