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One arrested with arms from Indo-Myanmar border

Posted by Ramesh Khati on August 23, 2009

Aizawl, Aug 22 (PTI) One person was arrested with arms at Champhai market near Indo-Myanmar border, an official statement said today.

Officers of fourth battalion of Assam Rifles held the man and seized three .22 mm pistols and as many magazines from him on August 19, the statement said.

The man was handed over to the officers of Champhai police station the next day, the statement said.

It was still unknown whether the arms were meant for north east insurgents, sources said.

Mizoram, which shares 722-km porous international border with Myanmar and Bangladesh, has been one of the biggest routes for arms and narcotics trafficking in India.


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