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Arms smugglers apprehended by security forces

CHURACHANDPUR: In a successful operation, troops of 26 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Red Shield Division apprehended four Arms Smugglers from Beheng, Churachandpur on 09 Mar 2016. Tata 407 vehicle bearing Registration Number NL07-A- 6032 with four villagers on board arrived at the Permanent Vehicle Check Post of 26 Assam Rifles when checked thoroughly the vehicle yielded one M4A1 CARBINE CAL 5.56mm and one magazine which were recovered from the four individuals in the vehicle On spot investigation of the apprehended individuals revealed their details as S Khupkhansiam, s/o S Thongkhanthang, r/o Village Pakmual, Post Office Thinghat, District Churachandpur, LiannoSamte, s/o S Khupkhansiam, r/o Village Pakmual, Post Office Thinghat, District Churachandpur, Suanlian Tung, son of Lamsuan Pao, resident of Village Suangphu, Post Office Thinghat, District Churachandpur and Kaphan Tun, s/o Late Kapsuan Mang, r/o Village Suangphu, Post Office Thinghat, District Churachandpur.

In another successful operation, troops of 7 Assam Rifles apprehended one Arms Smuggler from Tuibong Market, Churachandpur. Based on a specific input regarding the movement of a suspected pers with weapon, the troops immediately launched an operation on 09 Mar 2016 at around 1600Hr. The party swiftly carried out a thorough search of the location and apprehended one Arms Smuggler along with a weapon. the apprehende has been identified as Halunkhopao, aged 29 yrs, s/o Jamhem, r/o Vill Nabil, Moirang Post Office/ Police Station/ District -Bishenpur (Manipur). The individual was apprehended alongwith one 9 mm Pistol (Country made) and a magazine. The apprehendees along with the recovered items were handed over to Police Station Churachandpur.

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