Wanted miscreant arrested, arms and ammunition seized

HAFLONG (ASSAM), NOVEMBER 18 (PTI): The security forces during a search operation arrested a wanted miscreant and seized arms and ammunition in Dima Hasao district today.


Superintendent of Police, Ankur Jain, said the arrested miscreant, Resley Langthasa alias Konet was wanted by the police for his involvement in a number of cases of extortion, robbery and dacoity.


Acting on a tip off the operation was launched and the accused person was apprehended from a hut in Hatikhalia area.


Langthasa took the security forces to a jungle where he had kept hidden one AK series rifle, one magazine, 18 live AK ammunition and three Chinese hand grenades, police said.


The arms and ammunition were recovered and seized in presence of local witness, the SP added.