GUWAHATI: In yet another incident of arms recovery in Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD), Assam Police recovered another cache of arms and ammunition on Tuesday in Udalguri district under, some 120 km from the capital city.
Assam Police have been conducting an operation in the BTAD area in a bid to flush out illegal arms. BTAD has been also eying at the council polls.
On Tuesday, Udalguri Police recovered one AK rifle, four pistols, two walkie talkie sets and a large number of ammunition from Nepalpara Rubber Bagan in the district. As most of the time, the arms and ammunition were kept hidden underground, said police officials.
Police said the operation was carried out acting on a tip off.
During the last few months, Assam Police have recovered a large number of arms and ammunition from four BTAD districts—Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa and Udalguri.