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2 arms dealers nabbed in Moreh

 Two suspected arms dealers, including a Myanmar national, were arrested by security forces in border town Moreh on Thursday morning, according to a police report.

Acting on a tip off regarding presence of an arms dealer in general area Moreh, a joint team of 11 Assam Rifles and Moreh police launched an operation near Sunrise Ground, Moreh Ward No 4 around 8 am.

During the operation two individuals were arrested around 9 am.  One 5.56 HK rifle, one magazine, one Kenbo bike and one 'Mob Phone' were recovered from their possession. 

The arrested were identified as Liansuan Maung Ngaihte, son of Girenthang Ngaihte, 22, resident of Tualkhiang of Chikha district under Chin State, Myanmar and Jamkheng Maung Ngaihte, son of Dong Khanpao, 25, resident of  Baungmaual, Churachandpur district, Manipur.

The duo along with the recovered items were handed over to Moreh Police Station for further necessary action.

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