A coln of str 01 Offr and 20 OR ex Bn HQ Khonsa had gone for jt interrogation at PS Khonsa of SS Sgt Laitwang Wotey of NSCN(K) apprehended by 19 AR on 24 Oct 2011 from Bank Colony MX8935, Khonsa. During the interrogation an input was recd regarding extortion being carried out by NSCN(IM) cadres at Nehru Stadium MX8935, Khonsa. Coln comprising of str 01 Offr and 20 OR ex Bn HQ Khonsa under Maj Pawan Kumar alongwith 01 Sub Inspector and 25 constables of 36 Bn CRPF and 03 police reps of ALP under Sub Inspector T Pertin, OC PS Khonsa was launched at Nehru Stadium MX8935, Khonsa at 1615h on 27 Oct 2011. The coln was further divided into two parties. One party under Sub Inspector R R Rai of 36 Bn CRPF est a cordon at Nehru Stadium and blocked the escape route. Another coln under Maj Pawan Kumar entered Nehru Stadium. Thorough search of Nehru Stadium was carried out. When the coln reached near stairs of Nehru Stadium, a suspicious looking pers started running. Maj Pawan Kumar alongwith his buddy No G/5018954 Rfn(GD) Manjeet Singh chased the indl and apprehended him at 1645h on 27 Oct 2011. On initial questioning indl identified himself as NSCN(IM) cadre. Details of apprehended cadre are as under:-
(a) Apprehension. Naga Army batch No 136 SS Pvt Sanjay Sochia, age 21 yrs, s/o Late Shanti Singh, r/o vill Khela, dist Tirap, ALP.
(i) Indian currency Rs. 20100/-.
(ii) Driving license issued by Govt of ALP – 01.
(iii) Driving license issued by Govt of Nagaland – 01.
(iv) Extortion slips of Rs. 5000/- each – 03.
(c) Ops called off at 1715h on 27 Oct 2011. Apprehended cadre handed over to PS Khonsa.
(d) Spl Mention. IC-68659F Maj Pawan Kumar recommended to be complemented for planning the op, leadership, initiative and presence of mind leading to apprehension of NSCN(IM) cadre and rec.