Kiren Rijiju (File photo)
Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju praised the Assam Rifles personnel on Tuesday who nabbed eight 'Arakan Liberation Army' militants without any armed confrontation recently.
Rijiju, who is on a one-day visit to Mizoram while visiting the Headquarters of the 23 Sector of the AR at Aizawl said the Assam Rifles are truly the friends of the hill people.
DIG of the Sector 23 AR Brig M S Mokha apprised the Minister about the activities of the Assam Rifles personnelwho guarded the Mizoram-Myanmar. The Assam Rifles raised as Cachar Levy in 1835 is theoldest Central Para Military Force in India.