Huge cache of arms, ammunitions recovered at Indo-Myanmar border town in Manipur


Imphal: A combined team of Moreh Police commando and 43 Assam Rifles recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunitions from a residence of Indo-Myanmar border town Moreh in Manipur on Sunday evening.

The arms and ammunitions were recovered from the residence of one Thangjalet Haokip located at Moreh ward number-7, S Moljol during a search operation conducted at about 5.30pm.

The combined recovered two AK-57 rifles, two M-16 rifles, one 9mm pistol, one SIG Sauer 9mm pistol, one Beretta pistol, one Chinese hand grenade, nine magazines of AK-56 and M-16, four magazines of 9mm, 361 live rounds of 7.62 mm bullets, 31 live rounds of 5.6 mm bullets, 23 live rounds of 9mm bullets, 4 rounds of 0.38 mm bullets, seven small calibre rounds and one 8X binocular.

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The seized arms and ammunitions were handed over to Moreh Police station. No person was detained or arrested in connection with the arms recovery till the filing of this report.


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