In a successful counter-insurgency operation, the Army arrested the self styled deputy commander-in-chief of an Adivasi militant outfit NSCA. The commander was arrested on Thursday along with a fellow cadre from Hatkota in East Karbi Anglong district.
Acting on a tip-off from the Army intelligence unit, troops of the Red Horn Division, along with the police, carried out operations in Hatkota. The swift and surgically executed operation led to the apprehension of Binod Gowla. Gowla is the self-styled deputy C-in-C of National Socialist Council of Adivasi (NSCA).
Successful army operation against NSCA
In this successful operation, One 7.65-mm pistol, a grenade and ammunition were recovered from the two. They had been carrying out extortion and unlawful activities. The outfit is one of the fringe outfits which has been harassing locals and is involved in extortion.