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NSCN(K) members arrested in Arunachal with drugs

The Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles and Longding district police in Arunachal Pradesh arrested three operatives of the Yung Aung faction of the NSCN(K) over the past two days and seized drugs and cash from them, sources said.

The three were arrested from Wakka and Khanu villages near the Indo-Myanmar border during the joint operation on June 17 and 18, the sources said, adding a heroin-based narcotic substance worth Rs 7 lakh was found on them.

The operation was launched based on an input regarding the presence of suspected NSCN-K (YA) operatives near Wakka town.

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