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Suspected arms dealers nabbed in Assam


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Guwahati: A joint team of Assam Police, Meghalaya Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Saturday arrested four suspected arms dealers from Gorchuk area of Guwahati.

Additional Superintendent of Police (City) Longnit Teron informed that some sophisticated arms including an AK 47 rifle, rounds of ammunition, uniforms and four mobile handsets were also recovered from their possession.

While three of them – Dapblin S. Sangma, 53, Swit Star G. Momin, 35, and Alichum Sangta, 26 – hail from Dimapur in Nagaland, the fourth, Salgra G. Momin (21) hails from Goalpara district of Assam, Teron said.

“The interrogation is still on and we suspect that the four came down to deliver the arms and ammunition to the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA),” he said. (IANS)



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