Assam: Security forces recover weapons

Last Updated: Sat, Oct 06, 2012 03:52 hrs

Guwahati: Security forces on Friday recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition including sophisticated weapons belonging to a Kuki outfit group from Assam's Karbi Anglong district, police said.

Based on intelligence report, Karbi Anglong district police launched a search operation at Singhasan hill area and found huge cache of arms and ammunition buried underground at Klumphai.

"The recovered arms and ammunition were buried by Kuki Revolutionary Army (KRA)," Karbi Anglong SP BB Chetry said.

Police recovered two M-16 rifles with two magazines, one point 22 rifle, one point 32 rifle with magazine, one SBBL gun.

On other hand a group of miscreants fled with Rs 2.60 lakh cash after shooting a Panchayat Secretary at Agyathuri area near Guwahati on Friday.

"A six member group shot a Gaon Panchayat secretary under Hajo development block in Kamrup (Rural) district and fled with 2.60 lakh rupees cash, which was the development fund," a police official said.

The injured person was rushed to Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH).

Senior police official rushed to the spot and launched search operation to nab the miscreants.

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