Assam Police recovers arms and ammunition in Udalguri


GUWAHATI: In two separate operations, Assam Police recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Udalguri district which falls under Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD).

Udalguri Police recovered two AK 56 rifles, 3 magazines, one M20 pistol with magazine, one 9mm pistol with magazine and a huge amount of ammunition in two separate operations in the district.

Police has initiated investigation for further details.

Earlier on June 24, a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from a dense forest in the same district in Assam.

Udalguri Police carried out a secret operation in a forest area of Khemengaon and recovered the arms and ammunition.

The repeated incidents of recovery of arms and ammunition in Udalguri district have emerged as a significant development as the political scenario of BTAD is getting momentum over the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) elections. Though the elections for BTC have been  deferred due to COVID-19 outbreak, political parties have been intensifying their activities in the area.