Weapons were recovered from the house of the cadre of TPLA faction in Kangpokpi district, Manipur

Imphal: In yet another achievement in their fight against illegal activities in Manipur, troops of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR HQ (south) recovered incriminating items, including a large gold bar worth Rs 26 lakh, from the possession of an active member of the Thadou People’s Liberation Army (TPLA).

TPLA is a non-Suspension of Operation (SoO) militant outfit operating in all Thadou-inhabited areas in the state.

A large gold bar worth Rs 26 lakh was recovered by troops of Assam Rifles

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Based on specific inputs, the team launched an operation and recovered the smuggled objects from the house of the cadre of TPLA faction in Kangpokpi district on September 19.

The recovered items include two pistols, live rounds of ammunition and other incriminating items along with a large piece of gold worth Rs 26 lakh, said the official.

The recovered items have been handed to the police station for further investigation.

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