On the late night of December 26th, an active NSCN (K-YA) cadre was apprehended by the Mokokchung Battalion of IGAR (N).

The team intercepted the cadre on a motorcycle and apprehended him while he was attempting to flee. The NSCN (K-YA) cadre apprehended has been identified as self-style sergeant Wangli Konyak alias Pongai, a resident of Shiong village in Mon District who was involved in extortion and anti-national activities in the area. 

The suspect was found with a weapon, ammunition, communication equipment, and other miscellaneous items. The apprehended person and recovered goods were turned over to the Mon Police Station for further investigation.