Aizawl: In a joint operation, the Mizoram Police and the Assam Rifles, have seized a huge cache of arms from a truck in Serchhip district, police said on Tuesday.
Two suspected arm smugglers were arrested in this connection last evening, the police said.
The seized arms included ten modified assault rifles along with 20 magazines, four Chinese-made rifles along with eight magazines, a light machine gun, 39 grenade shells, one pistol, one telescope used for rifles, a pistol silencer and 532 rounds of live ammunition.
The arms were seized from a truck at a place between Chekkawn and Khawlailung villages yesterday.
Two suspects - Thangdeihtung (30), driver of the truck and Liankhanmang (30), both belonging to the Champai town bordering Myanmar were arrested and booked under relevant sections of the IPC, police added.