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Looted arms recovered

Kokrajhar, Dec. 12: Police today recovered five of the six rifles looted from a Special Police Officer (SPO) camp at Simbargaon Muzabari in Kokrajhar on Monday.

Seventy rounds of live ammunition were also recovered.

Armed men looted six .303 rifles along with 205 rounds of ammunition from the camp.

According to the police, three of the rifles were recovered from the banks of Saralbangha river in Pachim Duramari.

One rifle was recovered from the house of Karim Ali at Jauliapara while another was recovered from the house of Gedda Ali at Maujabari.

Karim Ali has been arrested. All Bodoland Minority Students Union leader Abdul Matleb was also arrested in this connection while Gedda Ali is absconding.

Thirteen people, including a homeguard identified as Amir Hamza Mullah, who was posted as one of the SPOs in the camp, have so far been arrested.