Imphal September 3,
In a major breakthrough, Assam Rifles in a joint operation with Manipur Police recovered huge cache of arms and ammunitions on 31 August 2019 at Imphal.
Based on specific inputs, a detailed search of the specified area was carried out by the joint team along with Explosive Detector (ED) Dog and Metal detectors along a track going up a hill feature dominating the Sandangsenba village. Upon detailed search of the area, the ED dog indicated a suspicious spot which was dug up. This revealed a blue coloured plastic sheet which contained two AK-56 Rifles along with two magazines,10 rounds of AK, two 9 mm Pistols and one M-20 Pistol along with three magazines wrapped inside.
The operation is being seen as a major success by the joint team and has yet again reinforced the commitment of the security forces in Manipur.