Stolen arms and ammunitions recovered in Assam

Last Updated: Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 22:11

Diphu (Assam): Arms and ammunitions stolen
from a police barrack on Tuesday was recovered on Thursday and one
person arrested in this connection at Bokajan in Karbi Anglong
district, police sources said.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team led by Superintendent
of Police Anurag Agarwala nabbed one Bijoy Singh who
allegedly was planning to sell the stolen arms to the NSCN(IM)
in Dimapur, they said.
Singh also alleged that he had stolen the arms and
ammunitions from the police barrack with the connivance of
some policemen.

Agarwala said that investigations were on and
appropriate action would be taken against the policemen, if
they were found guilty.

The police recovered three Insert Rifles with 140
rounds of ammunition and a self-loading rifle (SLR) with 100
rounds ammunition.
The barrack housing about 15 men from the 9 Assam
Police battalion is situated adjacent to the Bokajan police
station.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 22:11

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