A team of district commando, Imphal East on Wednesday arrested an illegal arm dealer at Yairipok Singa near oil pump, Thoubal district along with a pistol.
The arrested person has been identified as one Md Farooque alias Deepak, 46, son of Md Abdul Latif of Yairipok Singa, Thoubal district, police said.
Police reported that the commando team, while conducting random frisking and checking at Yairipok Singa near the oil pump, arrested Farooque at around 7:20 am.
One 0.32 pistol marked as ‘765 MM, Mt 018, CAL 04321, RKT, No 04321’ loaded with seven live rounds and a mobile phone were seized from his possession, the police said.
The arrested person, along with the seized items, has been handed over to Yairipok Police Station for further action, the police added.