Kokrajhar (Assam), [India], January 7 (ANI): Assam Police on Saturday arrested ex-MLA Hitesh Basumatary after they recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from his house, an official said.
The arrested ex-MLA was the MLA of the Chapaguri assembly constituency.
One AK series rifle, and one M-16 rifle during a search by Kokrajhar District Police on Saturday.
"The police arrested the ex-MLA of the Chapaguri assembly constituency. Police also recovered one AK series rifle with magazine, 126 rounds of AK ammunition, one M-16 rifle with magazine, and 9 rounds ammunition," Superintendent of Police of Kokrajhar district Pushpraj Singh told ANI.
Further investigation is underway.
More details are awaited. (ANI)