Security forces have arrested a cadre of banned National Socialist Council of Nagaland(Isak-Muivah) faction in Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh and seized arms and ammunition from his possession. Acting on specific intelligence inputs, the Assam Rifles launched a well-planned operation and apprehended Pujat Wangsu, a self-styled corporal of the outfit of the NSCN(IM), from Longding. A pistol and ammunition along with cash was recovered from his possession. During interrogation, the rebel confessed to have extorted money from local people.
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It may be mentioned that the security forces have apprehended a number of cadres in the area in the past one month.