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SF busts NSCN (IM) recruitment bid

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By EMN Updated: Nov 24, 2019 10:04 pm
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Dimapur, Nov. 24 (EMN): A joint team of security forces comprising the Indian army and Assam Rifles claimed to have busted a covert recruitment bid of NSCN (IM) in Mon district on November 21.

A defence release on Sunday stated that based on specific input regarding group of youth being taken by NSCN (IM) cadres to Aopao camp from villages of Mon district for recruitment, troops of Indian Army and Assam Rifles pursued the Bolero pick-up vehicle and intercepted it on Mon-Aboi road  thereby foiling a major recruitment bid.

It stated that two NSCN (IM) cadres namely ‘ss’ Corporal Loajah and ‘ss’ Sgt. Manza were apprehended and 32 youth hailing from Laokkun, Tizit town, Jaboka, Nokzang, Hatothi (Naginimora) and Chingphoi villages were rescued.

Spot questioning revealed that youth from local areas were lured by various underground groups on the pretext of providing jobs post Naga solution, the release stated.

It further stated the two cadres and the youth were handed over to the Mon police station on November 22 for further investigation.

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By EMN Updated: Nov 24, 2019 10:04:02 pm