KOKRAJHAR, FEB 3: Police have recovered huge cache of arms and ammunitions and arrested six persons in Kokrajhar district late last evening in an operation.
Speaking the reporters today at a Press Conference held at SP office Kokrajhar, SP Rakesh Roushan told that the huge amounts of arms and ammunitions were recovered at Nasraibil under Gossaigaon subdivision in Kokrajhar district on Tuesday evening in a search operation.
He informed that on the basis of source information that some miscreants along with some arms/ammo/explosive are moving in a Scorpio vehicle at Nasraibil area under Saraibil BOP of Gossaigaon PS, police stopped the vehicle bearing registration no. Scorpio AS 16 A 4165.
The recoveries were included five AK 56 riffle, eight numbers of AK 56 magazine, one HK 33E, one HK 33E magazine, one UBGL, 11 nos UBGL Cell, eight Chinese Hand Grenade, 300 rounds of AK 56 ammunition along with, BP pauchs, mobile phone 3, blankets, plastics, tooth brushes etc.
Police apprehended six persons for carrying illegal arms and ammunitions.
They were identified as Sumanjay [email protected](35), Rabinath Narzary(25), Pungkha Basumatary, Mwktang Basumatary, Manipal Mushahary (34) all are of Kokrajhar district and Swmkhwr Basumatary (26) of Sonitpur district.
The arrested persons were produced to court in Kokrajhar and later brought police remand.
SP Rakesh Roushan told that the a thorough investigation is on against the recovered arms and ammunitions.
He said that police has been taking stern steps against the illegal arms and accordingly carrying strict search operation in the entire district.