Weapons, warlike stores recovered from passenger bus in Assam


Guwahati: Assam Police along with the troops of Assam Rifles recovered several weapons and warlike stores from a passenger bus in Karbi Anglong district on Thursday.

“During the search, security personnel had recovered two factory-made .32 pistols, two magazines, and two sets of walkie talkie from a wooden apple box kept in a black colour bag,” John Das, Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO), Bokajan told ANI.

The Karbi Anglong district police along with the troops of Assam Rifles had jointly set up Naka checking at the Khatkati area near Bokajan and intercepted a passenger bus.

“We had set a Naka checking at around 4:30 AM and recovered the weapons from a passenger bus. The owner of the bag had not boarded the bus. The bus was destined to Mon district of Nagaland,” the SDPO added.

Further investigation into the matter is underway.