Arms traffickers nabbed in Manipur

A joint operation was launched by the Assam Rifles and Police in which one LTT insurgent was apprehended near Pangei Bazar, Imphal East District.
Arms traffickers nabbed in Manipur
The arrested insurgent from Liberation Tiger of Tribals (LTT)

(By Halley Nongmaithem)

IMPHAL

Assam Rifles (Spear Corps) troopers in a joint operation conducted on December 1 along with Manipur Police apprehended an insurgent of a proscribed group Liberation Tiger of Tribals (LTT) and an arms trafficker.

Acting on reliable intelligence inputs, a joint operation was launched by the Assam Rifles and Police in which one LTT insurgent was apprehended near Pangei Bazar, Imphal East District. 

One 9mm pistol with magazine and seven live rounds were recovered from the insurgent.

In a separate operation, a joint team apprehended an arms trafficker near Yaingangpokpi Bazar, Imphal East District, and recovered one .22mm pistol with magazine and two live rounds.

Both the apprehended individuals along with recovered weapons and ammunition were handed over to the police for further investigation.

(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)

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