In a major breakthrough, the Udalguri Police recovered 31 kilograms of explosives early Monday morning.
According to police officials, the explosives were kept in two buckets and were then wrapped in plastic. The unearthing was done in Uttar Naobandha, Anadabazar which is situated under the Dimakuchi Police Station. Uttar Naobandha is about 29 Km from the Udalguri district headquarters.
Assam Additional Director General of Police G. P Singh wrote on Twitter, “On 03.11.20 at about 2 am, @udalguripolice unearthed 31 KGs of explosive in two buckets wrapped with plastic from Uttar Naobandha, Anadabazar under Dimakuchi PS. Suspected to be high explosive TNT @assampolice @DGPAssamPolice @CMOfficeAssam”
The recovered explosives are suspected to be high-explosive TNT. However, the police were unable to apprehend anyone and further investigation is going on.
Recently, on August 14, the Assam police had recovered a huge cache of arms, ammunition, and explosives at Udalguri of Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD).
The combined team of Guwahati city police and the local police were able to recover two AK-47, five AK-56, seven 9mm pistols, two M-16 rifles, one air gun, 23 magazines, five 36 hand grenades, five HE bombs, seven 40 mm grenades, 166 rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition, 300 rounds of .303 ammunition, 79 rounds of 9mm ammunition, 200 detonator caps, 20 striker springs, and 20 kg of explosives.