AR arrested an NNC-NA militant identified as sergeant
major' Wongtong from Tuesang District. One .303 rifle, 24 live
rounds were recovered from him.
An arms dealer was arrested from rom Indrapuri
village in Tuensang District. The arms dealer has been identified
as K Haothiu Khiamniungan. One .22 pistol, and a magazine with
nine rounds of ammunition were recovered from him.
Nagaland has been declared "disturbed area" for
six more months, till June-end under AFSPA. UMHA notified that
it is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of Nagaland
is in such a "disturbed and dangerous condition" that use of Armed
Forces in aid of the civil power is necessary. GoI declared that
whole of the said state to be a ''disturbed area'' for a period
of six months with effect from December 30, 2017.