PIB (Defence Wing)
Assam Aug 5,
In a major blow to the militant organizations in the area of Tinsukia district, one senior NSCN (R) insurgent was apprehended from 9 Mile, Jagun, Tinsukia district on
02 Aug 2019 during a joint operation conducted by Indian Army and Assam Police.
Based on specific input received from reliable sources regarding presence of NSCN (R) insurgent in general area 9 Mile, the joint operation was conducted on 02 Aug 2019. During the operation, NSCN (R) insurgent identified as SS Sergeant Major Daniel Sankey s/o JongkuSangkey, r/o Thaho village -1, Near Pangsau Pass, India was apprehended. One pistol with magazine and five rounds of live ammunition were also recovered from him. The apprehended cadre along with recovered arms and ammunition have been handed over to Police for investigation.