Imphal: Jwalamukhi Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of head quarter 22 sector, IGAR (East) apprehended three underground outfit of National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah) from Fen A Bolkot, Khunkhu Naga-Langka track, Kangpokpi district on Friday.
Based on specific input of at about 7 pm of Monday of the presence of some NSCN-IM cadres for extortion in the area the Assam Rifles battalion launched the operation and apprehended the three NSCN (I-M) cadres at 3.30 am of Wednesday.
The apprehended cadres–Mairikinang Abonmai, 50, son of late Khuichamdenang Abonmai; Maithon Liangmai, 50, son of late Chamhotpeng Malangmei; and Siraibou Malangmai, 28, son of Khangehiusanang Malangmai all from Langka village, Kangpokpi district.
The Assam Rifles team seized one pistol, one shotgun and one hunting rifle.
The apprehended persons along with the seizures have been handed over to Sapormeina police station, Kangpokpi district for further necessary steps.