HAFLONG, Jan 05: The police on Saturday apprehended a cadre belong to a militant group- Dimasa National Army (DNA). The police made a search operation on receiving of a specific input. From the militant, the police recovered an assault rifle with 69 rounds of live ammunition as well as a 7.68 mm pistol with eight rounds of live ammunition, sources said.
The cadre was identified as one Ruponjeet Naidung, a resident of Gunjung in Haflong circle of Dima Hasao district.
It may be mentioned that the cadre belonging to DNA was killed in a fierce encounter on December 28, 2018 at Maibong in the same district.