The member, identified as Tainai Wangnao, was arrested from Namtola at the Assam-Nagaland border.
Tainai is a member of the ceasefire group of Naga militants.
The accused said, “I was apprehended in Namtola. I am a member of the ceasefire group. The security personnel did not recover anything from my possession.”
It may be noted that as many as eight active cadres of NSCN (IM)/KTU on August 19 surrendered before the Assam Rifles and the Assam Police. Amongst surrendered eight cadres, five cadres were from army wing and three cadres from civil wing.