Two country-made pistols along with one magazine each and four live rounds each of 9mm calibre were recovered from their possessions, said a police source.
According to police, the arrested gang member, who was identified as Mangkholam Kipgen alias David Kipgen, was involved in a case of snatching an INSAS rifle from Kangvai Post of Churachandpur police in December, 2020.
The vehicle was handed over to the rightful owner, Donkhannuam, 52, wife of (Late) Hangzakam of Gouchinkhup Veng, New Lamka, Churachandpur district.
Police said Vanlalmawi alias MT Haulai of Vengnuam South, Churachandpur was allegedly involved in the death of a man in Churachandpur.
The accused rhino poacher was identified as one Gouchin V Khamkhopau, resident of Gangpimual village, Churachandpur.