Assam police to bolster drive against illegal arms in BTC
Published on September 1, 2020 | News Source: Bijay Sankar Bora
Guwahati, September 1: Assam Police have vowed to bolster its drive against illegal weapons and militant activities in Bodoland Territorial Area Districts ahead of the elections to Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC).
Addressing media persons here on Tuesday, Assam director general of police, Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said that Assam Police had achieved remarkable success with a series of illegal arms recoveries in the four districts under BTAD, especially over the past few weeks.
“We intend to keep our relentless dive against illegal weapons in BTAD going as the elections there are approaching. We cannot loosen our grip under any circumstance and will be keeping a close watch on any activity in the area,” Mahanta said.
The DGP said that many militant groups based in the BTAD area have a history of violence and subversive activities. “I also appeal to the people of BTAD to cooperate in our drive against illegal weapons and militant activities in the region,” he said.