Arms seized, miscreant escapes

IMPHAL, Jan 11: A combined team of Bishnupur district police commandos and 25 Assam Rifles seized a 9 mm carbine machine gun along with one magazine which were being transported on a motorcycle inside a polythene bag on January 6.
According to a press release issued by the PRO of Manipur police department, the team of security personnel was conducting a search operation at Torbung bazar based on a credible information when a motorcycle was seen coming out from Torbung bazar Mamang Leikai but stopped and turned off its light near Torbung auto shed. The security personnel rushed to the spot due to the vehicle’s suspicious movement and found an abandoned Bajaj Discover bike (Regd no MN 01N/3463) which upon further inspection was found carrying a 9mm carbine machine gun along with a magazine inside a bag.
A case has been registered at Moirang police station and  an investigation has been launched to find the culprit/owner of the bike, it added.

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