Arms meant for KPLT seized

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 18:36

Kohima: A cache of arms to be supplied to
newly floated Karbi People’s Liberation Tigers (KPLT)
operating in bordering Karbi Anglong district of Assam was
seized and a person was arrested at Dimapur, police said on Tuesday.

Acting on a tip off, Dimapur police along with army
yesterday seized the consignment at Dilai inter-state gate and
arrested the suspected arms dealer. The recovery of arms
included a M-16 rifle, 72 rounds of ammunition, 66 rounds of
7.62 ammunition and two M-16 magazines.

In another incident, Dimapur police apprehended an
extortionist in Industrial Estate area of the town when the
accused was collecting money at gun point from houses and
shops yesterday.

Residents of the area informed police about the extortion
drive by the accused who claimed that he was collecting money
on behalf of NSCN(I-M), police said.


First Published: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 18:36
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