Imphal, March 8, 2019:
Based on specific input generated by the Field G Team BSF, CI (Ops), Manipur and G Cell of 182 BN BSF regarding the presence of suspected Hill Based underground cadres in and around Maphou area, a team of FGT, Imphal and G Cell of 182 BN BSF pursued the input by activating the source.
As a result, at around midnight on 8 March, a reliable source confirmed that three suspected cadres along with two sympathisers have entered the area in the evening after hiding items suspected to be weapons somewhere between Tamukhong and Tcpokpi Village along the Maphou-Imphal main road near a Culvert which has been frequently used by these cadres.
A combined team of BSF carried out a search operation in the said area. After thoroughly searching the area, at about 06:45 Am, a suspected bag was found near a culvert in which the following items have been recovered: 7.62 ammunition live rounds – 41, AK 7.56 live Rounds – 22, 9 MM live Rounds – 01.