Imphal, Manipur – In a significant operation, Manipur police successfully detained an active member of a militant organization in the Imphal West district. The operation also led to the discovery and seizure of a substantial cache of ammunition and explosives on Sunday.
Militant Apprehended in Violence-Hit Imphal West District
The Manipur police have taken a major step towards maintaining law and order by apprehending an active militant. The arrest took place in the Imphal West district, which has been marred by ongoing violence. This development marks a significant stride in enhancing security in the region.
Recovery of Ammunition and Explosives
During the operation, the police uncovered a substantial quantity of arms and ammunition in the possession of the detained militant. The recovered items included:
- 68 live rounds of 40mm lathode ammunition for the Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL)
- 952 live rounds of 7.62mm bullets
- 294 live rounds of 5.56mm bullets
The successful recovery of these dangerous items will contribute significantly to ensuring the safety and security of the area.
Handover to Local Authorities
The detained militant, along with the seized ammunition and explosives, was handed over to the Imphal West district police. The individual is now in police custody, ensuring that they are unable to further engage in harmful activities.
This operation demonstrates the commitment of Manipur police to safeguard the lives and well-being of the local populace. The police force remains vigilant in its efforts to maintain peace and security in the Imphal West district and throughout the state.
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