Army Apprehends Three Miscreants With Arms And Ammunition At New Checkon, Manipur

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Responding to specific intelligence about  armed miscreants venturing openely with the intention to carryout attack on Security Forces in the area of City Convention Centre, Imphal East District, Army mobilised three columns on 28 May to establish multiple Mobile Vehicle Check Posts(MVCP) in the area and apprehend the miscreants.

At 7:30 pm, one MVCP noticed a suspected Maruti Alto car approaching with four passengers. On being stopped, the miscreants got down from the car and attempted to flee into bylanes of the colony. All three miscreants were however apprehended by alert troops on ground. This timely act by the troops on ground could save occurrence of a major untoward incident in the area.

One INSAS Rifle with Magazine, sixty rounds of 5.56mm Ammunition, one Chinese hand grenade and one Detonator were also recovered. All three miscreants with weapon and ammunition were later handed over to Manipur Police.

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