The alleged arms dealer in police custody.

The security forces apprehended an alleged arms dealer near Lilen Kuki village in Peren district of Nagaland.

Three 12 bore rifles, two .22 live rounds, eight 12 bore live rounds and arms making accessories were recovered from him, a defence release said today.

Based on specific intelligence regarding presence of the arms dealer in the area, the forces, along with police, launched an operation and apprehended the individual.

The apprehended individual, along with recovered items, was handed over to Athibung police.

Bhadra Gogoi

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