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Ri Bhoi police seize 1052 AK-47 rounds, deer Antlers, wild boar jaw and Govt. seals

The suspect, a resident of Mizoram, is now in custody.


In a coordinated overnight operation led by the Pillanghata OP and Umiam PS of Ri Bhoi district, law enforcement successfully confiscated a substantial cache of arms, ammunition, and illegal wildlife items from an individual residing at 9th mile Baridua in Ri Bhoi district, on December 8.

The suspect, a resident of Mizoram, is now in custody.

The seized items include: 1 lower jaw with teeth of a wild boar, 7 deer antlers (horns), 1 deer skull, 1052 AK-47 ammunition, 7 LMG 7.62 ammunition, 14 INSAS 5.56 ammunition, 30 .32 pistol ammunition, 3 empty cases,1 tear smoke grenade,1 hand grenade, 1 INSAS empty magazine, 3 AK47 empty magazines and 34 stamp seals from various government departments.

This operation was conducted based on credible intelligence from the Military Intelligence Unit of Eastern Command, aiding the Ri Bhoi Police in their pursuit of justice and safety.

The case has been registered under Khanapara police station case number 52(12) 23 US 120 B / 468/405/420/380 IPC RW sec 27 arms act and RW sec 51 Wildlife Protection Act.

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