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Assam Ex-MLA Hitesh Basumatary arrested, AK47 rifles recovered from his house

ANI | Updated: Jan 07, 2023 15:39 IST

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)