Meghalaya: Arms deal goes wrong; 4, including juvenile, apprehended

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TURA | July 04, 2019:

The East Garo Hills Police on Wednesday apprehended four persons, including a juvenile upon information of an ongoing arms deal.

The 3 arrested have been identified as Sujit N Marak of MeECL Colony in Williamnagar, Jublune Marak (29) of Samanda Chinemgre (EGH) and Jewil Ch Momin (20) of Nangapa Chidimit (EGH).

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"They were arrested based on information of some people trying to sell arms after a string conducted by EGH DEF and SF -10 commandos. Two AK 56 rifles (one with magazine and another without) were recovered from their possession," said district police chief, Ringrang TG Momin.

The juvenile who was apprehended along with the 3 has been sent to an observation home.