Shillong, Sep 18: A social activist, Joannes Lamare along with three others was arrested by police on Friday night.
“He was arrested along with three others for subversive activities by asking for help from the NSCN IM for forming a new militant group,” police informed.
The other three were, Carmel Redrick Malngiang, Vicky Mawnai and Everpearl Mawsor.
Police informed that Lamare and the three were intercepted while returning from Dimapur Hebron Camp.
Police said that they are yet to interrogate them as they have been sent for Covid-19 tests.
The police registered a case at Mawlai Police Station under section 120B/121/121A/34 IPC.
The cases related to criminal conspiracy, waging, or attempting to wage war, or abetting waging of war, against the Government of India and acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention.