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Oct 27 firing incidents: Dimapur Police arrest 3 with huge quantity of arms & ammunition


DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 28: Following three firing incidents in Dimapur at Nepali Basti, Residency Colony and Nuton Bosti between 1.25 a.m. and 1.38 a.m. on October 27 last, Dimapur police have arrested 3 persons with a huge quantity of arms and ammunition.

The arrested persons have been identified as Nikato Pilot Sumi (31), Supervisor, CFSB, SS Kiloner NSCN-K (Niki); Awang Konyak (28), SS Sgt Maj NSCN-K (Niki) and Wahkoi Konyak (28), SS Sgt NSCN-K (Niki)
According to a press release issued by DCP (Crime) and PRO, Dimapur Police, another incident of firing by unknown miscreants was reported from Landmark Colony, around 6.30 p.m.
During investigation, the police team collection intelligence in the area and analyzed CCTV footages. On analysis of CCTV footage and statement of eyewitness, a search operation was launched to catch the suspected white Bolero used by miscreants.
Consequent to swift cordon and search operation, suspected vehicle was located, chased and 3 accused were arrested with huge quantity of Arms and Ammunition within 2 hours of last firing incident reported, the police said.
The police recovered 1 HK 33 rifle, 2 nos of HK 33 rifle magazines, one 7.65 pistol with magazine; one 9mm magazine; 117 live rounds of HK 22 rifle; 17 live rounds of 7.65 mm; 6 empty cases of HK 33; 2 empty cases of 7.65 mm; one rifle sling; one knife; Rs 182700 in cash and one Bolero SLX (While Colour).

Cases have been registered at West Police station in all the firing incidents. (Page News Service)