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.