Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Militant held at Haflong

Security forces on Sunday nabbed an NSCN-IM militant near Haflong in Dima Hasao district of Assam. He has been identified as Ishambe Pame. The rebel was involved in the kidnapping of district elementary education officer Thangpuia Namlai of Haflong recently, said an Assam Rifles (AR) official. Acting on tip-off from its intelligence wing, the Haflong-based AR unit, along with Assam Police, launched an operation in the area and nabbed the Naga militant.
Author info

Monosh Hojai's picture

Reporting from Dima Hasao, Assam

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Bohag Bihu gets underway

14 Apr 2017 - 11:43am | AT News
Bohag Bihu, the much vaunted festival of the Assamese kicks off on Friday amid no less traditional pomp and gaiety across the state marking an entry into a new Assamese calendar year. The week long...

Debt trapped family commits suicide

4 Sep 2014 - 6:04pm | AT News
Efforts are on to fish out the bodies of three members of a family in Tezpur who jumped into the Brahmaputra failing to repay the debt on Tuesday. The bizarre incident that sends shockwaves...

NDFB designated camp cordoned off in Darrang

12 Nov 2008 - 2:37pm | editor
After being confirmed that NDFB was involved in the recent serial blast in Assam, security forces have been cordoning off an NDFB designated camp in Darrang district since Monday.According to...