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Police Operation Thwarts Illegal Firearms Proliferation Ahead of Assam Elections

In the midst of an intense election atmosphere in Assam, a targeted police operation was conducted in Khatkhati to curb the illegal proliferation of firearms. The operation resulted in the arrest of two individuals, Sibiston Islary and Manajil Narzary, both residents of Chirang district. Shockingly, illegal firearms were discovered within the vehicle these suspects were traveling in, including 0.32 and 0.22 caliber pistols and ammunition. This discovery raises concerns about public safety, especially with elections approaching, as it heightens the risk of violence during the election season. Authorities are actively investigating the circumstances behind the illegal possession of firearms and any potential connections to larger criminal networks. This incident underscores the challenges faced by authorities in ensuring a smooth and fair electoral process, emphasizing the importance of proactive measures to safeguard democracy.

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