NIA Cases

Case No


Case Title

Seizure of 02 AK-47 Rifles by DRI, Aizwal, Regional Unit (Mizoram)

State Police FIR No.

Suo - moto

Date of Registration


Section of Law



Case RC-06/2018/NIA/GUW dated 31.07.2018 registered at NIA Police Station, Guwahati. As per Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs No. 11011/45/2018/NIA, CTRC Division North Block New Delhi , dated 26.07.2018

Section of Law

Under section 125 of IPC, Section 18 of UA(P) Act and section 25(1A), 25(1AA), 25(1B) of Arms Act.

Date of Registration by NIA


Summary of Allegations

The officers of DRI, Aizwal, Regional Unit conducted asearch at the residence of Shri Elby Molshoy located at J-6B, Lalrinawma Building, Kangthelhkawn, Chawnpui, Police Station Vaivakawn, District Aizwal, Mizoram. The search led to the recovery of two numbers of AK-47 rifles (old and used) from the gunny bag concealed with gingers, which was about to be moved out of the said premises. On being examined, Shri Elby Molshoy could not produce any documents in support of legal possession/importation of recovered articles. It is suspected that these weapons are smuggled from Myanmar through Mizoram into India for further delivery to insurgent groups operating in Bangladesh.

Present Status of Investigation

The case is under investigation.

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