DIMAPUR, AUGUST 21 (MExN): One person was apprehended by troops of the 23 Assam Rifles in Samthang, Champhai district, Mizoram on August 21 along with a cache of three AK-56 weapons with three magazines. A press release from the AR informed that the apprehended person is a Myanmar national. “The weapons were discreetly hidden in a house in Samthang Village, Champhai. Seized Arms and individual were handed over by Assam Rifles to Champhai Police for further prosecution & investigations,” the press release added.
It was further informed that on August 4, the AR had recovered 199 live rounds of .22 ammunitions and apprehended two persons carrying the illegal items.