Assam Police have recovered one AK-47 and illegal arms and ammunition at Bathouguri village under the limits of Kokrajhar Police Station area during a search operation that was launched on Tuesday night, police said on Wednesday.

“On December 1- from Bathouguri village under Balajan op @KokrajharPolice recovered one AK 47, 7.62 ammn 290 nos and .303 ammn 19 nos, which were kept concealed near a fish pond. Another step towards peaceful BTR elections @assampolice @DGPAssamPolice @CMOfficeAssam” tweeted GP Singh, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), Assam.

An investigation is underway into the matter.

Apart from that Assam Police had recovered one AK-47 rifle with one magazine and 55 rounds of ammunition in the Baksa district, the police said on Wednesday. (ANI)