The Dimapur Police have arrested two persons for illegal possession of weapons in two separate operations and seized arms along with ammunition.

Informing about the arrests and seizure, the Dimapur Police said the arrested persons have been identified as Leytsa Pfithu and Joseph Tikhir.

The police said both the cases of illegal possession of arms have been registered at East Police Station in Dimapur.

“In two separate cases, the Dimapur Police arrested two persons namely Leytsa Pfithu and Joseph Tikhir for illegal possesion of small arms. Both cases has been registered at East PS,” Dimapur Police tweeted while sharing the seized pistols and magazines.

The police arrested the duo in two separate operations carried out on December 12 and 14.

According to a press statement issued by the PRO, Dimapur Leytsa Pfithu was arrested from a place near Newfield Checkgate area in Dimapur on December 12.

From the possession of Leytsa, one country-made .22 pistol was seized along with one magazine.

The police arrested Joseph Tikhir from the Walford area in Dimapur Meanwhile on December 14.

From his possession, a country-made .32 pistol along with one magazine was recovered.

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