Mizoram: Eight militants carrying sophisticated weapons caught near Myanmar border

All eight militants were taken to the Siaha Police Station and booked under the Indian Passport Act and Arms Act, the police report said.

By: PTI | Aizwal | Published: December 10, 2016 3:07 pm

The state police and the Assam Rifles caught eight militants along with a cache of sophisticated weapons during a joint operation at Mizoram-Myanmar border area. A police report on Saturday said the militants were caught from Mizoram’s southernmost Siaha district on Thursday.

All eight militants were taken to the Siaha Police Station and booked under the Indian Passport Act and Arms Act, the police report said.

The seized weapons comprised one Lathode Grenade Launcher, one 7.62mm Assault rifle, one 5.56mm M-16 rifle, one M-11 Assault rifle, one G-3 rifle, ten Lathode grenades, two Chinese-made hand grenades, large rounds of ammunition and magazines.

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