A joint operation was carried out on Aug 31 by Army unit based at Maibang and Assam Police personnel of PS Maibang, in village Mongjang near Hajadisa in Dima Hasao District. The operation resulted in elimination of one high ranking, hardcore NSCN(IM) cadre and recovery of three hand grenades and seven fired cases of AK ammunition. The body of the insurgent along with recoveries has been handed over to Police at Police Station Moibang.
This operation resulted in targeting the group of NSCN(IM) cadres who were responsible for carrying out extortion activities along Assam – Nagaland border. The NSCN(IM) cadre killed was the leader of the group responsible for kidnapping of four Dimasa villagers on 11 Aug 2012 from village Prasadimdik and Bongkhai under Maibang PS.
Close cooperation between Haflong based Assam Rifles Sector Headquarter and District Police Headquarter, Dima Hasao has resulted in successful operations along Assam Nagaland border in Dima Hasao District. This initiative has brought immediate relief to villagers residing in these areas.