NSCN (I-M) cadre bid to hijack vehicle foiled, 4 arrested

NSCN (I-M) cadre bid to hijack vehicle foiled, 4 arrested


DIMAPUR: Four Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagalim Isaak-Muivah or (NSCN-IM) cadres were arrested on Friday for allegedly attempting to hijack an SUV near the New Medziphema area near here on National Highway 29 in Dimapur district, Dimapur Police said in a delayed news release on Sunday (January 10). A Maruti vehicle used by the arrested cadres was also seized, informed the police.

The arrested cadres have been identified as self-styled major K.S. Yaoreingam (45) of Litan police station area in Ukhrul district of Manipur, self-styled major Hovishe Yeptho (40) of Aghunato police station area in Zunheboto district of Nagaland, self-styled 2nd Lt. Sashimatsung (41) of Chuchuyimlang police station area in Mokokchung district of Nagaland and self-styled lance corporal Kohringtha (19) under Chakpikarong police station of Chandel district in Manipur, the release said.

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A case has been registered against the NSCN-IM cadres at Medziphema police station in this connection.

In another incident, the Crime Branch of Dimapur Police apprehended one person, identified as Wisdom Yurnganing (34), of Thoyee village under Ukhrul police station of Ukhrul district of Manipur for illegal possession of around 990 grams of Crystal Meth drugs from Naharbari junction area here on Thursday, a delayed media release said. A case has been registered at East police station in this connection.

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