Imphal: A combined team of district police Imphal West and central forces recovered arms and ammunitions while conducting search operation at the peripheral area of Moidangpok Maning Leinganglok, Imphal West, Manipur on Thursday.
The district police said it received a reliable information about the presence of some unknown miscreants and hiding huge cache of arms and ammunition and war like stores in and around peripheral area of Moidangpok.
Acting on the information the combined team of 5/9-GR led by major Shantanu Ghatpande, team of Patsoi police station, team of commando, Imphal West stationed at New Keithelmanbi and team of Sangaithel out-post, under the supervision of superintendent of police, Imphal West, Ksh. Shivakanta rushed to the said area.
They cordoned the area and conducted a search operation.
One AK 56 with one magazine; one pistol with one magazine; two live hand grenade number 36 with detonators; fifty 7.62mm live ammunitions; four country made GI pipe Pumpi gun with explosive; hundred 12 bore shotgun cartridges and twelve live ammunitions marked as EC4 were detected.
The detected items were seized by observing necessary formalities however no miscreants were arrested during the operation. The seized articles were handed over to concern police station for further necessary legal action, a police report said.