- NET Web Desk
On Monday, October 18, a combined team of Manipur Police & Assam Rifles conducted a search operation along Andro and its neighboring areas of Imphal East district, leading to the seizure of huge cache of arms and ammunitions.
The joint operation was carried out under the direction of Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh.
According to the CM, the major step has been undertaken after getting reports of frequent gun firing at night around the region.
The security forces have recovered an improvised AK Rifle with magazine; two 9 mm Pistols; two Wireless Set; 15 AK rifle ammunitions; twenty-one 9 mm ammunitions; 18 detonators; and 15 empty cases of assorted ammunitions.
The news has been confirmed by the Chief Minister N. Biren Singh through his official Twitter handle.
During the search ops, the following items were recovered;
1 improvised AK Rifle with magazine
2 nos. of 9 mm Pistol
2 nos. of Wireless Set
15 nos. of AK rifle ammunitions
21 nos. of 9 mm ammunitions
18 nos. of detonator and
15 nos. of empty cases of assorted ammunitions
— N.Biren Singh (@NBirenSingh) October 18, 2021