Cache of Arms and Ammunitions seized
Cache of Arms and Ammunition Seized

TMB News Network

Thoubal: A combined team of Thoubal district Police along with COB Somrei, 33 AR conducted a massive search operations at Fungrei hills under Nongpok Sekmai Police Station and lead to the seizer of cache of arms and ammunitions, on wednesday.

As per police source, on wednesday at about 5:30 a.m., Thoubal district police received a tif off that some unknown miscreants have store arms, ammunition and explosive at Fungrei Hill under Nongpok Sekmai Police Station.

The source stated that on receipt of the tip off, Special Operation Group (SOG) Thoubal District Police along with Company Operating Base ( COB) Somrei, 33 AR led by by OC, Thoubal district police Commando and OC, Nongpok Sekmai PS under the supervision of Additional SP(ops) Thoubal M.Bishworjit, MPS, and under the overall supervision of Senior SP Thoubal Rakesh Balwal, IPS, have rushed to the spot immediately and launched a massive operation at around 6:15 am by using metal detectors.

The source also disclosed that on searching, the combined team could seize one 5.56 mm INSAS Rifle bearing registration no. 18245317 along with magazine, five 5.56 mm ammunition, two 36 HE Hand Grenade (can be used as explosive ), one Tube launcher, two WP GREN No. 80 MK-1, one Tear Smoke Shell (CS), one Tear Smoke Shell Soft Nose, one stun shell Normal, Two Cartridge 38 mm Anti- Riot with Rubber Bullet, one Detonator and one Combat Helmet have been seized from the spot at around 7:20 am.

Stating that the massive search Operation was conducted from 6 am and continued till 8:00 am, the source added that the seized arms and ammunitions have been handed over to Nongpok Sekmai Police Station for taking up further necessary action.