News Desk: The Assam Rifles made a major breakthrough against extortion activities by activities in Nagaland. In a joint operation led by the Assam Rifles troops along with the Nagaland Police captured three cadres of NSCN (K-YA). The three cadres were captured near Old Showba, Nikheku and Thilixu village in Dimapur, Nagaland.
Based on an information, the troops launched a joint operation and captured the three cadres, who were later identified as SS Secy Hoto Swu, PS of SS Brig Akhao Zhimo, Fin Kilonser; SS Captain Huto, and SS Leacy Rolem.
The team also retrieved one HK Assault Rifle with magazine, one Point 22mm Rifle, one Single Barrel Rifle, one Grenade, two Pistols, assorted ammunition and Extortion slips.
The arrested individuals along with recovered items have been handed over to police for further investigations.
This operation has dealt a major blow to the activities of NSCN in the district.