Tamenglong, March 06 2022: Tamenglong Battalion of Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) of Spear Corps recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from Kahulong village, Tamenglong district on March 5 .
Based on specific inputs regarding movement of armed cadres at night and their likely interference during elections, security forces launched an operation on intervening night of March 4-5, said a statement of PIB Defence Wing.
Later, a search operation was conducted the next day on March 5, which led to the recovery of a huge cache of arms, ammunition and stores which included 13 pistols of various types, magazines and 11 live rounds.
The recovered arms and ammunition were handed over to Tamenglong Police Station for further legal action.
The locals appreciated the security forces for their help in the conduct of safe, free and fair elections.