Chongthu News Service: Based on a reliable information, a combined team consisting of NIA led by Nishant Singh DSP NIA, 6AR led by Shri AK Das, Commandant and Imphal East Commando unit led by Inspt Md. Rajib 2i/c CDO IE recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition during a search operation conducted in the wee hours of Thursday (13 June 2019) at Khumbi Hillock, Ngaraou Chingjen, PS- Lamlai.
The team found the arms and ammunition believed to be belonging to outlawed organisation KCP (PWG) which include one AK 56 with three AK 56 magazine, two pistols, two chinese grenades, 180 AK rounds, ten 9 mm rounds and four .38 rounds. The arms and ammunition were found buried under the ground. Uniforms along with shoes were also found concealed in the cache.
As per the information received from the source it is also suspected that the recovered arms and ammunition were used in the firing accident on oil tankers in Kangpokpi in April 2017 and also in extortion of money under the command of s/s chairman of KCP (PWG) Moirangthem Rana Meetei