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Assam Rifles nabs hardcore NSCN (K-YA) militant in Nagaland

Assam Rifles nabs hardcore NSCN (K-YA) militant in Nagaland

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 10 Aug 2019, 08:45 am

Guwahati, Aug 10 (IBNS): Security forces have apprehended a hardcore militant of NSCN (K-YA) faction in Nagaland’s Zunheboto.

Based on specific information regarding presence of a militant of NSCN (K-YA) faction, troops of Assam Rifles launched an operation in general area Project Colony, Zunheboto and nabbed the militant.

The nabbed militant was identified as Self Style Captain Hito Sumi and security personnel had recovered one 9 mm pistol with magazine in possession from him.

The nabbed militant belongs to proscribed outfit of NSCN – K (Yung Aung) and was involved in extortion activities in Zunheboto and the apprehendee along with recoveries was handed over to Zunheboto police Station for further investigation.

(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)