Two members of arms-smuggling racket held in Churachandpur

Imphal, September 3 (PTI): Two members of an arms-smuggling racket have been arrested at Manipur’s Churachandpur district during a search operation, a police officer said. The two accused, who were arrested Saturday, confessed to have brought arms from Behiang village at the India-Myanmar border to Churachandpur town via Singngat, the sub-divisional headquarters of the district, he said. Based on their statements, police raided a storage vault at Sumchinvum village in Churachandpur and seized two rifles and several magazines, the officer said, adding that more details in the case would be available after further investigation.