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.
It may be mentioned that the security forces have apprehended a number of cadres in the area in the past one month.