Assam Rifles recovers huge cache of arms in Mizoram

Smuggling in Mizoram has become a major cause of concern in recent times, especially along the India-Myanmar border.
Assam Rifles recovers huge cache of arms in Mizoram
Assam Rifles troops with the recovered itemsTNT Photo

AIZAWL:

Foiling a major smuggling attempt, the Assam Rifles unit of Mizoram recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from Champhai District on Friday.

AK-56 series rifles and Myanmar currency
AK-56 series rifles and Myanmar currencyTNT Photo
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Acting on a tip-off, the Serchhip Battalion carried out an operation in Zote area and recovered three AK-56 series rifles, three empty magazines and 2,30,000 of Myanmar currency.

The Customs Department seized the arms and the recovered items for further legal proceedings.

Smuggling in Mizoram has become a major cause of concern in recent times, especially along the India-Myanmar border.

(Edited by Shankar Kumar Turha)

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