Manipur: Assam Rifle seizes huge quantity of explosives and illicit liquor

These explosives could have been used by the insurgent groups to make IEDs for use  against civilians and security forces.


Imphal

In a swift action by Assam Rifles seized huge quantity  of explosives and illicit liquor  from village South Vengnoum, in Churachandpur District of Manipur on 16 Jul 2019.

These explosives could have been used by the insurgent groups to make IEDs for use  against civilians and security forces.

Based on specific input, columns of  Assam Rifles raided  village Vengnoum South, Churachandpur in Manipur and seized a huge  cache of explosives which included 190 explosive sticks, 62 detonators and 145 cases of illicit liquor from  a resident of the village.

It is also believed that the individual is involved in selling explosives, preparation of fake documents and liquor permits.

The  individual,  explosives and illicit liquor have been handed over to the Churachandpur Police, Manipur for further investigation.

The prompt action by the Assam Rifles has reinforced the commitment of the security forces in defeating the nefarious designs of the terrorist groups while ensuring safety and security in the region.

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