TURA, Jun 19, 2017: Meghalaya police on Monday arrested a suspected gun runner, Nangsem Marak (36) who has links with the banned United Liberation Front of Axom (ULFA) and the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) from Bolsong village under Bajengdoba PS in North Garo Hills.
Marak was arrested after an early morning raid by the police and Army team on Monday.
The police later recovered a huge cache of arms and bomb making equipment that the militant was hiding within his village at about 2 am this morning.
Based on information from sources, a joint police and Army team raided the house of Nanseng and recovered 1 AK, 2 country made pistols along with 3 shotguns. 56 AK ammunitions were also recovered from his possession along with bomb making materials.
“We believe he was a civilian cadre of the ULFA and GNLA and was keeping arms for them. A case in the regard has been registered against the accused,” said district police Dalton Marak.