Arms meant for KPLT seized
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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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