In a joint operation two hardcore NSCN(IM) cadres were apprehended on Thursday near Chumukedima in Dimapur.
“Based on specific input, the security forces along with police launched an operation and successfully nabbed the cadres of NSCN(IM),” stated a Defence press release.
Security forces have recovered one 7.65 mm carbine with magazine, one 32 mm pistol with 12 rounds of live ammunition, 10 rounds of 12 bore, one Baofeng Motorola set, one gold bar of 166 gm valued at Rs 8.75 lakh and Rs 6.32 lakh in cash from their possession.
They were later handed over to Chumukedima police.
Security forces have launched massive manhunt against the insurgent groups in Nagaland and so far many NSCN cadres have been apprehended with arms and ammunition.