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2 held in Chirang

Kokrajhar: Security forces apprehended two youths who were allegedly involved in arms dealing from Basugaon area in Chirang district on Sunday morning.

Based on an inputs about movement of youths,security forces belonging to Assam police and 15 Garhwal Riffles of Indian Army, have carried out a search operation along the Basugaon area in

Chirang police apprehended the  two youths who were moving towards Basugaon town.

The arrested duo were identified as Parman Ali and Mafizul Islam of Mozabari under Sidli Police Station in Chirang district.

A country made pistol, five rounds of  live ammunitions and cash Rs.55,000/- were  recovered from their possession.

Parman is a known criminal and was earlier arrested in connection with kidnapped case in the area.

The arrested persons got the arms from a person at Ranchaidham area and were bringing them to Basugaon to sell.

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