Cadres, arms and ammunition seized in Manipur

BY | Thursday, 23 May, 2024

Acting on an actionable information about the movement of armed cadres in general area Khongjom in Thoubal district of Manipur, a joint team of Indian Army, Assam Rifles and Manipur Police launched a search operation on May 21. According to a press release by the PRO & Spokesperson, Ministry of Defence, Manipur, Nagaland and Southern Arunachal Pradesh, the operation resulted in  apprehension of three armed cadres of Kangleipak Communist Party (Taibanganba) faction. Two 9mm Pistols with Ammunition and other war-like stores were recovered from the cadres.

All apprehended persons and recovered stores have been handed over to the Manipur Police for further investigation.

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Another press release informed that the Indian Army and Manipur Police carried out a joint operation on May 21 on specific information about presence of arms and ammunition in general area Mongjang village, in Churachandpur district of Manipur.

The operation resulted in recovery of a 12.5 Assault Rifle, a Single Shot Bolt action Rifle, two 9mm pistols, Mortar, ammunition along with other War-Like stores. The recoveries have been handed over to the Manipur Police for further investigation and disposal.

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