Security forces have nabbed a “senior insurgent” of NSCN (IM) from Nungba area of Manipur’s Noney district on April 1 last.
A statement of the PIB (Defense Wing), Imphal said that the insurgent is an active ‘self styled’ captain of NSCN (IM) and has been involved in several illegal activities in Noney and Tamenglong district.
Initial investigations revealed that he was involved in the firing incident on convey of vehicles on NH 37 during the economic blockade last year. He was also involved in the killing of one Dhikuinaug of Tamenglong during the economic blockade, stated the PIB (Defense Wing) press release.
He was also involved in the incident in March this year in which one army soldier was martyred, the statement added.
The individual along with a pistol which was recovered from his possession was later handed over to Imphal police station, the PIB statement said without disclosing the details of the nabbed individual.