Nagaland: Police bust arms smuggling racket

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Kohima, Dec 02: The Dimapur police has busted an inter-state arms smuggling gang and arrested three persons yesterday, police said here today.

A rocket launcher and five rocket bombs were also recovered from them.

Police acting on a tip off had conducted a raid at the Kuki Dolong area and siezed smuggled arms from a vehicle and arrested three Manipur-based persons, including the kingpin of the gang.

The rocket launcher and the bombs bought at Chonai, near Moreh in Manipur, for Rs 1.8 lakh were to be sold to a person in Dimapur for Rs 2.5 lakh, police informed Investigation was on to apprehend the other members of the gang, sources added.

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