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Assam Rifles bust terrorist hideout in Manipur, recover huge cache of arms-ammunition Assam Rifles

Assam Rifles bust terrorist hideout in Manipur, recover huge cache of arms-ammunition

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 09 Feb 2022, 08:19 pm

Guwahati/IBNS: In a major achievement for security forces, Keithelmanbi Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) in a joint operation with Manipur Police busted a terrorist hideout in Leimaram Makha Leikai village of Bishnupur district in Manipur on Wednesday. 

Based on specific intelligence, troops of Assam Rifles along with Manipur Police launched an operation which led to the recovery of a large quantum of arms and ammunitions comprising of three 9mm pistols, two hand grenades, one radio set, six detonators, half kg explosive, M-79 grenade launcher rounds and one safety fuze.

It is suspected that the terrorist cache was to be used to disrupt the State Assembly Election process.

The seized weapons and ammunition were handed over to Nambol Police Station for further investigation.