The security forces, along with police, apprehended three persons with illegal arms and IMFL from 4th Mile in Dimapur on Monday, an Assam Rifles release said on Tuesday.

Based on specific intelligence regarding illegal activities, the security forces and police launched an operation and apprehended Vikheho Assumi, Yazaka Labo and Kakivi Assumi.

One 7.65mm pistol with magazine, one .22 mm rifle with magazine, one Chinese hand grenade, five 7.65mm live ammunition, two .22 mm live ammunition and 143 cases of assorted IMFL worth Rs 7,94,000 besides Rs 6,61,740 in cash and other incriminating materials were recovered from them, the release said.

The apprehended individuals along with the recovered items were handed over to Diphupar police.

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