2 members of arms smuggling gang nabbed

CCPUR,2nd Sep: Acting on specific information, Churachandpur district police succeeded in arresting two members of a gang involved in smuggling arms on Saturday around 1 pm. The arrested gang members have been identified as Ngamkholen (28) s/o Letpao of K Mongjang village, Churachandpur and Thangkimkhai (26) s/o Kamdoukhup Ngaihte of Gouchinkhup Veng New Lamka, Red Cross Junction Churachandpur.

Briefing media persons at Churachanpur PS station on Sunday, SDPO Churachanpur Lunzamung said that the arrested duo was involved in smuggling of arms from Behiang to Churachandpur via Singngat. Accordingly, an FIR has been registered against them and an investigation has started by the district police. Following disclosure by the arrested duo, a team of district police led by Addl SP (Ops) and assisted by OC of Churachandpur Police Station and IO of the case rushed to Sumchinvum and recovered one AK rifle without butt, one magazine of AK rifle, one A1 rifle and two magazines of A1 rifle, Lunzamung conveyed.

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