Security forces arrest 2 cadres of NSCN (IM)

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Itanagar, Oct 1: Security forces have arrested two cadres of NSCN (IM) from Miao in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh, a police official said today.

Two NSCN (IM) cadres were arrested in a joint operation by police and Assam Rifles at Miao on Thursday, SDPO John Pada said.

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In the joint operation, two hardcore rebels of the outfit namely, self-styled Pvt Lungseng Jugli and Khumvi Mossang, were arrested, police said, adding both the cadres are from New Plone village in the area.

Suspected brown sugar packets weighing 7gms along with some cash, three mobile phones, five sim cards and extortion notebook were recovered from their possession.

The area has been in news recently due to rampant extortion and threats to businessmen, government servants and villagers by various insurgent groups.

A case has been registered against the accused, police said, adding that operation is on to arrest other members of the outfit.

PTI

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