- Ezrela Dalidia Fanai
On September 9, 2021, the Serchhip Battalion of Assam Rifles, recovered one .22 Rifles along with one live round at Chhungte village of Champhai district. The operation was carried out by a team of Assam Rifles based on specific information.
Two individuals were also apprehended along with the arms.
The recovered weapon along with the live round was handed over to Champhai Police and the apprehended individuals were also detained for further legal proceedings.
Ongoing smuggling of weapons is a major cause of concern for the state of Mizoram, especially along the India-Myanmar Border. With the unrest in the neighbouring nation, smuggling and illegal trade have become difficult to contain.