East Garo Hills Police seize a huge quantity of ammunition from Nongchram.


In yet another breakthrough, a huge cache of ammunition suspected to belong to the proscribed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) was recovered from Nongchram area in East Garo Hills on Saturday morning.
The Garo Hills police who are on a spree to clean up the region from militancy is now after the hidden ammunition of GNLA as a team from Rongjeng conducted search operations in Nongchram Rongdu area about 9 kilometers from Rongjeng and recovered arms and ammunitions suspected to be hidden by GNLA.
Police said, receiving inputs from reliable sources about the hidden ammunition in Nongchram area, the team immediately geared up as acting on the input SP East Garo Hills dispatch a team to conduct a search operation in the area. At around 3.00 pm the police team recovered 1) 7.62 mm AK =75 rounds. 2). 7.65mm = 12 rounds 3). .38mm =2 rounds 4). 9mm =11 rounds were recovered from Nongchram Rongdu area.
Police said, “ The search operation is being carried out to recover more arms and ammunition. The case is being registered for further investigation.” EOM