Imphal: Mokokchung Battalion of IGAR (N) apprehended an active NSCN (K-YA) cadre from Mon District, Nagaland on Monday (December 26, 2022), said a press note issued by the Kohima-based PRO(Defence).
Based on specific input from a reliable source, a team of the AR and a Police representative established a Mobile Vehicle Check Post at secluded locations between Wakching – Shiong Road Junction. The team intercepted the cadre traveling by motorcycle and subsequently apprehended while he was trying to flee.
The apprehended cadre of NSCN (K-YA) has been identified as Self Style Sergeant Wangli Konyak alias Pongai, a resident of Shiong village, Mon District who was involved in extortion and anti-national activities in the area. The individual was found in possession of weapons, ammunition, communication equipment and other miscellaneous items.
The apprehended individual along with recovered stores have been handed over to Mon Police Station for further investigations, the press note added.