Police on Thursday recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from Nengmadalgre jungle in Meghalaya’s East Garo Hills (EGH) district.

Acting on an intelligence input, the a team of East Garo Hills police launched a search operation in and around Nengmandalgre jungle and recovered 85 rounds of 7.71 mm ammunition of Sniper Rifle.

The weapons were brought to Williamnagar police station for verification.

“A case is being registered for further investigation,” police officials said.

An official said that a search is going on to recover more weapons.

“East Garo Hills police have been successfully recovering hidden armaments that have been buried by late Sohan D Shira, the self-styled commander-in-chief of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA),” officials added

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