Arrested youth in police custody. Image: Northeast Now

In a joint operation, Darrang police and jawans of 14 Garhwal Rifles of the Army on Friday apprehended one youth from a passenger bus along with a pistol and fifteen rounds of live ammunition from his possession.

Acting on a tip-off at around 11 am police and army launched a search operation of all the passenger buses coming from Baihata Chariali in Kamrup and moving towards Mangaldai.

After nearly an hour of the drive, the team apprehended one Sahidul Haque of Jarpara Mergunda village under Chaygaon police station in Kamrup District along with the pistol and the ammunition.

The accused has been taken into custody and was being interrogated.

Mayukh Goswami

Mayukh Goswami is Northeast Now Correspondent in Mangaldai. He can be reached at: mayukh.mld@gmail.com

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