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BSF recovered arms and ammunitions

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Imphal March 8,

Based on specific input generated by the Field G Team of Shq, BSF, CI(Ops), Manipur and G Cell of 182 BN BSF regarding the presence of suspected Hill Based UG Cadres in and around Maphou area, a team of FGT, Imphal and G Cell of 182 BN BSF pursued the input by activating the source. As a result, at around Mid-night of 08/03/19, reliable source confirmed that  suspected  03 Cadres along with  two sympathisers have entered the area in the evening after hiding items  suspected to be weapons somewhere between Tamukhong and TCpokpi Village along the Maphou-Imphal main Road near a Culvert which has been frequently used by these Cadres. Following which combined team of BSF led by Sh M A Shishak, DC/G along with FGT troops, Unit G Cell 182 BN BSF, troops of A Coy 182 BN BSF under the command of Inspector K S Meitei, Officiating Coy Commander of CI Post Moirangpurel, Ex- 182 BN BSF and Maphou Police carried out search operation in the said area from 0430 hrs to 0645 Hrs. After thoroughly searching the area, at about 06:45 Am, a suspected bag was found near culvert in which the following items have been recovered.7.62 Ammunition Live Rounds – 41  AK 7.56 live Rounds – 22 9 MM live Rounds - 01

5.56 MM Live Rounds - 06  7.62 blank cartridge-01  AK blank cartridge-01  WRA 53 live rounds/ M1 Carbine Ammunition - 05

SLR magazine- 02 Small arm country made magazine- 01 Chinese hand grenade - 01. Wireless set with two antenna (Kenwood)- 01 PPT- 01  Opium- 70 gms. The recovered items have been handed over to the PS Maphou East and FIR has been lodged at PS Maphou-East in this regard.

Rinku Khumukcham

Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents. Rinku can be contacted at [email protected] 

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