MANIPUR NEWS | Correspondent IMPHAL, Mar 15 |

Seven cadres of Hmar People Convention (Democracy) carrying a large cache of arms and ammunitions were arrested by troops of Assam Rifles in Manipur Churachandpur district on Friday.

The seized arms and ammunitions included four M4-Rifle with two magazines, four AK 56 with 12 magazines, 262 rounds of AK ammunitions, 110 rounds of M4 ammunition, three each of Kenwoods, combat pouches, combat dresses, five mobile phones and 20 pencil cells.

Two vehicles (Bolero and Tata DI) in which the seven cadres travelled were also seized, the source said.

The troops intercepted the HPC(D) cadres at its mobile vehicle check post at Lungthullen and Parbung area of the district on Thursday evening.

The mobile checking post was opened based on inputs informing presence of armed cadres of HPCD in the area.

The arrested cadres along with the seized items have been handed over to Churachandpur police station today, the source said.



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