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BSF Seized Big Haul Of Arms & Ammunition : Three arrested
TIWN Sep 30, 2020
BSF Seized Big Haul Of Arms & Ammunition : Three arrested
PHOTO : BSF Seized Big Haul Of Arms & Ammunition. TIWN Pic Sep 30, 2020

AGARTALA, Sep 30 (TIWN): In a record breaking achievement Border Security Force (BSF) troops has seized a huge cache of sophisticated arms and ammunition along the Indo-Bangla border. This operation of BSF has been termed as one of the biggest catches in recent years in the Northeast.

Acting on a specific input of the special Intelligence Branch of BSF about transportation of big haul of weapon consignment to the bordering area, a special operation was launched by BSF in the outskirts of Village Phuldungsei in District Mamit (Mizoram) in late night hours of 28 Sept 2020. A BSF party of 90 Bn BSF, Aizawl headed by SK Pillai, 2IC/OffgComdt under the overall supervision of Kuldeep Singh, DIG BSF Aizawl laid a special ambush in the target area under PS & Sub Division- West Phaileng, District- Mamit, Mizoram, said a press release issued by the BSF Headquarters.

While conducting a thorough search of the vehicles, the BSF troops recovered 30 sophisticated arms along with ammunition.They also seized the weapons 28 AK series rifles, one 5.56 MM AK-74 rifle and one Carbine along with 7,894 assorted ammunitions and 28 magazines which were clandestinely hidden in fabricated cavity of the vehicles.

The BSF troops booked three persons in connection with the seizure. Rs. 39,020 amount of cash money and other articles were also recovered from the apprehended persons.

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