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3 arrested with arms

The three accused along with the arms siezed in police custody. (NP)
Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, AUG 30 (NPN):
Published on 31 Aug. 2008 12:57 AM IST
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An IRB patrol party conducting MVCP at Plaza Point, Dimapur, apprehended three persons who were moving about in suspicious manner and seized two small arms and assorted ammunition from their possession, Saturday around 7.30 p.m. The three later handed over to police were identified as Simon Yim (18), son of Pompa Yim of Shamator, presently residing at Angami signal; Lisamong Sangtam (22), son of Pitrongli Sangtam of Amahato, Kiphire, residing at Signal colony and Anjan Lama (29), son of BB Lama, residing at Naga Bazzar, Kohima. The seized arms and ammunition include one M20 pistol with 8 live rounds, one .32 pistol (Italian made), one 9 mm live round .22 live round each and 6 live rounds of 7.65 caliber. On interrogation, one of the accused Anjan Lama told police that his brother-in-law Max Yim gave him two arms in Kohima and directed him to deliver it to Simon and Lisamong in Dimapur. A case was registered under Arms Act and the three remanded to police custody.

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