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Hardcore NSCN (IM) rebel held in Longding Arunachal

Security forces in Longding district in a major crackdown on insurgent activities, apprehended a hardcore cadre of NSCN (IM).

A joint team of Longding Battalion of Assam Rifles and district police nabbed the rebel on Monday, police sources from the district informed here on Tuesday.

Identified as Anok Wangsu, the insurgent was a self-styled commander of the outfit’s Wancho region, who was responsible for orchestrating illegal extortion and recruitment drives in the district on behalf of the outfit, the police said.

Several incriminating documents, extortion money and fake ID cards were recovered from the possession of the arrested rebel.

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