Two persons were arrested with arms, ammunition, gunpowder and two deer horns in Udalguri district of Assam.
Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of the state police and the Sashastra Seema Bal raided the house of one Batmol Daimari in the Tila Garobasti area around 11 pm on February 14th, 2020 and seized weapons to kill wild animals.
Two country-made guns, two daggers, 15 rounds of handmade ammunition, few iron tools and instruments used for making ammunition, a bottle of gunpowder, besides two deer horns were seized, police said.
Police also arrested one Daburam Boro arrested based on Daimari”s statement during interrogation.
Daimari told police that he bought the weapons Boro of Nepalibasti area along the Bhutan border to kill wild animals.
A case has been registered under section 25 (1A) Arms act R/W sec 51 of Wildlife Protection Act 1972.