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AK-47 rifles and ammunition seized in Mizoram's Thuampui

PTI  Aizwal, June 23, 2010
First Published: 16:28 IST(23/6/2010) | Last Updated: 16:31 IST(23/6/2010)

Two AK-47 assault rifles and a huge quantity of ammunition were seized from two persons who were arrested by the Mizoram police at Thuampui in Aizwal.


The arms and ammunition were seized from S Vanlala of south Mizoram's New Saiha village and Dingliana of Lunglei last night, Aizawl District SP Lalbiakthanga Khiangte said.

The seized ammunition were 299 rounds for self-loading rifles (SLR) and 419 rounds for AK-47 rifles. He said that the weapons were reportedly procured from Myanmar, which shares a 404 km porous international border with Mizoram.

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