171 Battalion CRPF apprehends two Ultras in Changlang
Published on September 6, 2020 | News Source: Javed Hussain, Dibrugarh, Janambhumi
Dibrugarh, 6 September: A special operation was carried out by 171 Battalion CRPF in the I Mpen area of Miao Sub-Division, Changlang district, in Arunachal Pradesh based on specific intelligence inputs. The mission was carried from September 2 to September 6 in the far-flung area of the TCL region which is known for insurgent actvities.
The Planning of this joint operation was done by Commandant 171 Bn CRPF Sh PK Singh, SP Changlang Mihin Gambo and Commanding Officer 14 Rajput Regiment with coordination, discussion, and association of troops of all three security agencies deployed in the local area according to a source.
The responsibility of the leadership of this important operation was entrusted to Sh. Kunwar Singh, Second-in-Command (Operations)of CRPF, who is experienced in counter operations. The Joint forces i .e 171 Battalion CRPF, Changlang Police & 14, Rajput Regiment apprehended 02 hardcore insurgents of NSCN cadre and one OGW as their close associate.
The joint troops recovered two auto assault rifles M (22), nine Magazines, 239 live ammunitions, one Chinese grenade, one wireless set with charger, and other war like stores from their possession.
The apprehended insurgents along with all recovered weapons, ammunitions, and other materials were handed over to Miao police station and an FIR has been lodged vide Miao PS case number 13/2020.
Senior officers of CRPF, Arunachal Pradesh Police, and Army highly appreciated the success & mannerisms of this excellent operation. The Superintendent of Police of Changlang district thanked and motivated the participant troops for the conducting a fabulous operation with huge success & concluded the week-long operation with expectations of similar enthusiasm & excellent coordination amongst the security forces in the coming days.