The Assam Rifles on Tuesday foiled a PLA plan to disturb peace in Manipur when it captured two PLA insurgents from Telipati and Hirok areas of Imphal Valley in Manipur.
It informed in a tweet that five grenades, three pistols, three IEDs and three detonators have been recovered from them.
Assam Rifles foiled PLA’s plan to disturb peace in Manipur #Assam Rifles Caught two on 20 December 2022 #PLA Five grenades, three pistols, three IEDs and three detonators were recovered from Telipati and Hirok areas, Imphal Valley, Manipur. @adgpi @HMOIndia pic.twitter.com/V8Ces08ZMW
– Assam Rifles (@official_dgar) December 20, 2022
According to news agency ANI, the Assam Rifles said that during investigation, the captured insurgents confessed to their plan to target non-Manipuri locals, security forces and disrupt celebrations during the festive season in the Imphal Valley.
During interrogation, the captured insurgents confessed to their plan to target non-Manipuri locals, security forces and disrupt celebrations during the festive season in Imphal Valley: Assam Rifles
— ANI (@ANI) December 21, 2022
Earlier this month, Assam Rifles seized a huge amount of foreign currency in Mizoram and apprehended two persons in Siaha district.
It said in a statement on Twitter, “On 03 December 2022, Lunglei Battalion of #AssamRifles recovered a huge amount of foreign currency and two persons were apprehended from near Zongling, Block Tuipang, Siaha District.”
The PRO of IG Assam Rifles (East) said that based on specific information the operation was carried out near Zowling area of Tuipang block of Siaha district.
Assam Rifles recovered huge amount of foreign currency in Mizoram
of Lunglei Battalion #Assam Rifles On 03 December 2022, a huge amount of foreign currency was recovered and two persons were also apprehended from near Zowling of Tuipang block of Siaha district. @HMOIndia @adgpi @PIBHomeAffairs pic.twitter.com/w9kNsYimti
– Assam Rifles (@official_dgar) December 4, 2022
“The team had specific information about the movement of a vehicle on the Siaha-Tuipang-Zongling-Chankang road axis. Assam Rifles team set up a vehicle check post which intercepted the vehicle. A huge amount of Myanmar and Indian currency was recovered during the search operation. Two persons were also apprehended,” said the PRO of IG Assam Rifles (East).