Kohima: Following a joint operation, the Assam Rifles and the Nagaland Police apprehended one arms dealer in Zunheboto district on Saturday.
An official update from Col Sanjiv Sethi, PRO IGAR(N) said that one AK-47 Rifle, three Mag of AK-47, 60 live rounds of AK-47, one MK 3 Rifle, one Mag of MK 3 Rifle, three live round of MK 3 Rifle, were recovered.
The operation was launched as part of the ongoing crackdown by Assam Rifles to prevent illegal activities, troop of Assam Rifles where the alleged arms dealer was arrested from Kholeboto, Zunheboto.
Based on specific intelligence regarding presence of arms dealer in general area Kholeboto, Zunheboto, the troops of Assam Rifles along with Police representative launched the operation.
The arrested person has been identified as Aghoto Yeptho (44), a resident of Kholeboto under Zunheboto district.
The apprehended individual along with the recovered items has been handed over to Zunheboto police station for further investigation, it informed.