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Major strike averted; 7 miscreants held in NC hills

A major orgy of violence was averted in North Cachar hills distirct on Wedneday when altogether seven Naga miscreants have been arrested during a joint operation by army and police in Mahur area. According to information, the miscreants who were apprehended at a tiny hamlet Impai were coming to strike in the area with a huge cache of arms and ammunition. Investigations are in progress. It may be recalled that over 25 persons were killed and more than 250 houses were set on fire during the last two months in the orgy of violence in the hills district where the Zeme Naga and Dimasa people were worst affected.

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