PLA cadre arrested, guns, ammo recovered
Imphal, October 30: In a follow up action to the arrest of a PLA cadre, a combined team of police commandos and Assam Rifles troops recovered two sophisticated arms, three hand grenades and ammunitions.
The arrested PLA cadre, identified as Thokchom Dharmachandra alias Paul (43) son of Th Gouro of Andro Bazar in Imphal east district was nabbed by a combined team of Imphal east police commandos and troops of 28 Assam Rifles yesterday around 5 pm from Andro Bazar. A 9 mm pistol loaded with eight live rounds was seized from his possession.
The combined force conducted a raid at Lamthabung Ching based on the disclosure made by the arrestee and recovered one M-16 rifle with three magazines loaded with 30 live rounds, an AK-56 rifle with three magazines containing 50 live rounds and three hand grenades (Chinese make), the additional SP added.