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Two NSCN(R) ultras arrested in Arunachal Pradesh

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

Security forces have arrested two NSCN(R) ultras from Changlang district in during a crackdown on subversive elements in view of the approaching Independence Day.

The ultras were identified as Bokam Wangrey, a self-styled 'sergeant major' of the outfit and Raju Kumar Choudhury.

An AK-47 assault rifle, ammunition, contraband, multiple sim cards and important documents were seized from them, defence spokesman Colonel Chiranjit Knower said.

Based on specific intelligence inputs, the Changlang battalion of Rifles undertook an operation at Yongchik village yesterday night and apprehended the rebels, he said.

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