NSCN-IM cadre held in Tirong Aboh assassination case


The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested an NSCN-IM cadre in connection with the gruesome killings of Arunachal Pradesh MLA Tirong Aboh and others.

Identified as Yangte Josaham, the NSCN-IM cadre was arrested from Dimapur in Nagaland. According to sources, NIA is also questioning several others in connection with the incident.

It may be mentioned here that, recently the NIA had released pictures of five militants suspected to be involved in the killing.

42-year-old Khonsa West MLA Tirong Aboh was shot dead along with his son, family members and others near Bogapani in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh while they were returning from Dibrugarh.

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