SHILLONG, Nov 21: On Wednesday morning, police recovered huge quantity of arms and ammunitions from East Garo Hills district.
According to police based on information from reliable sources, the arms were recovered from, Dorengkigre village under Samanda area.
“It is suspected that an AK rifle belongs to the police department and may have been taken away in an ambush…it is yet to b confirmed in which ambush, but the model is similar to the ones used by police,” police said.
According to police, so far three Rocket Propelled Grenades have been recovered from different locations but this is the first time two mortars have been recovered.
“Efforts are still on to recover the hidden weapons,” police said.
The recovered weapons include, two numbers of two inch mortar, two RPGs with cover, one mortal shell, one RPG launcher, one AK rifle, one HK 5.56 mm assault rifle, one land mine detonator cap, 12 pistol magazines, 153 numbers of 5.56 mm ammunition, 55 remote bomb circuit, 94 7.62 mm ammunition, 11 bomb remote control, a walkie talkie and 13 electronic detonator.