DHUBRI, April 4: The Border Security Force troops of Guwahati Frontier, deployed in Dhubri, today afternoon, in a joint operation with Kokrajhar police recovered three (03) country made guns, from Tipkai forest area, a press release stated here.
On specific info of BSF intelligence wing, Sector HQ Dhubri, about cached weapons in the forest area of Sixtyjhora, near police out post Tipkai under Bogribari police station in Kokrajhar, BSF troops led by Ajay Pant, DC along with police force of Tipkai outpost launched a search operation in the area from 2:50 pm. After a thorough search of the area, for almost three hours, the party recovered three (03) country made guns, which were buried in the ground, deep inside the forest. These guns were seized and are being deposited with Bogribari police station.
The recovery of these weapons on the day of first phase of Assam Assembly Elections in Upper Assam and Barak Valley and in the run up to the second phase, in Lower Assam, on April 11 is of significance.