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Engineer killer held in Haflong

Police have arrested a Naga militant in connection with the recent killing of the irrigation engineer.           Identified as Ibung Kuame, the NSCN militant was held from a tiny hamlet on Sunday evening.           According to police, Kuame was one of the five militants who shot dead executive engineer Rajib Pathak at his chamber in Haflong.         He was arrested during a joint operation in the area. Security forces further seized 400 gm RDX along with a magzine, 200 bullets of AK series rifles, some detonator from his possession.

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