KOKRAJHAR, DEC 3: Days ahead of the BTC council elections, police in Kokrajhar again recovered arms and ammunitions from deep jungles under Kachugaon police station on Wednesday evening.
Based on specific information regarding concealed illegal arms and ammunitions yesterday on Wednesday, an operation was launched in the leadership of Siddharth Nahar, IPS(P) at Ripu forest ride no 3 under Kachugaon police station in Kokrajhar district. During operation, the search team recovered one 7.65 mm pistol, a magazine, four rounds of live ammunitions of 7.65 mm pistol and two numbers of country made rifles from jungle of ride no 3, under Kachugaon PS area which were kept concealed under the bush were seized.
Follow up action is being taken. Police has been taking stern step against the illegal arms under the supervision of Assam police headquarters ahead the BTC council elections and accordingly recovered arms and ammunitions, said a senior police officer.