By Our Kokrajhar Web Desk
Kokrajhar(Assam),July 19: Police in Bodoland Territorial Council(BTC) region is continuing it’s search operation in the districts of the council for the past few days ago and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition’s .
On Sunday morning, a team of Udalguri police comprising additional SP Bidyut Das Boro,Harisibga officer in-charge Premangkhu Hazarika and Orang police outpost in-charge Dipak Kumar Das carried out a search operation along the Ghagra village area under Harisinga police station.
During the operation,police recovered a huge cache of arms arms and ammunition buried under ground from the Ghagra Part II near Lakshmi Bazar in the district.The recoveries include one HK-33 riffle,an M-16 riffle and an AK-47 riffle and 27 rounds of live bullets.
Earlier on Saturday, in two separate operations, police recovered arms and ammunition’s from Kokrajhar and Baksa district respectively.
Baksa Police on Saturday recovered two-AK rifles, 2 Pistols (9 mm) and ammunition from Goreswar Police Station area and 1 AK 47 and ammunition from Simla Police Station area in the district.
In Kokrajhar, police recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition’s from deep forest areas of Tipkai in Kokrajhar district on Saturday.
Based on an input about an illegal arms factory operating , a search operation for recovery of illegal arms and ammunition’s was conducted in the forest areas under Tipkai police outpost of Bagribari police station by a team of Kokrajhar Police led by Bedanta Barkakoti, Addl.S.P.(B) and OC, Bagribari police station.
During the operation,a huge cache of arms and ammunition’s were recovered from beneath a bamboo groove in Duligaon area under Bagribari police station on Saturday.
The recovery arms and ammunition’s included an AK series rifle, two AK series magazines,one polythene sheet used for wrapping and covering the rifle and magazine to where lubricant was applied, 30 number of AK series ammunitions in a plastic container half filled with rice husk.