Guwahati: In a joint operation, two overground workers (OGW) of NSCN-KYA were apprehended at Rusa village in Arunachal Pradesh’s Longding district on Saturday.
Assam Rifles and Arunachal Pradesh police have conducted a joint operation and held the two NSCN-KYA OGW workers from their hideout.
One pistol along with 17 rounds of ammunition was recovered from the individual.
Based on intelligent inputs, the joint operation with Arunachal Police was carried out, the statement said.
The joint team cordoned off the area and launched a thorough search at a hideout, which led to the apprehension of two OGWs of NSCN-KYA, it stated.
The arrested persons along with the recovery items have been then handed over to the concerned police station in Arunachal Pradesh for for further investigation.
However, the identity of the arrested cadres has not been revealed.
On April 16, in a similar joint operation was also launched and apprehended two active Overground workers (OGWs) of NSCN K (YA) in Khanu village in Tirap District of Arunachal Pradesh.
Two mobile handsets, a sword, and some incriminating documents were recovered from their possession.
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