Assam Rifles recover huge cache of illegal arms in Mizoram, arrest one Myanmar national
By Our Correspondent, 21/08/2019, Guwahati

Security personnel had recovered huge cache of arms and arrested one person in Mizoram’s Champhai district on Wednesday. According to the reports, based on intelligence input, a column Serchhip Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of 23 Sector Assam Rifles/ IGAR (E) had launched a joint operation with Champhai police in general area of Samthang in Champhai district on Wednesday morning and recovered the arms.Security personnel had recovered three AK-56 rifles, three magazines.

They had also arrested one Myanmar national. A top official of Assam Rifles said that, the arms were discreetly hidden in a house at Samthang village.The recovered arms and the arrested person were handed over to Champhai police for further investigation. On August 4, the troops of Assam Rifles had recovered 199 rounds of live ammunitions and apprehended two persons for carrying illegal items along Mizoram-Myanmar border.