An improvised explosive devise (IED) and implements for making guns were recovered during search operations from lower Assam’s Goalpara district, police said.

A joint police and CRPF team led by district additional superintendent of police P K Brahma last night recovered the 1.5 kg bomb from near the house of one Pulen Rabha at Dhekiabari under Krishnai police station.

Implements for making country guns were also recovered during the search operation, Mr. Brahma told PTI today.

Rabha was picked up and his interrogation was on, Mr. Brahma said.

Meanwhile, at Makri on National Highway 37, army personnel from the 36 Regiment during a search operation apprehended Kapil Das, militant of Rava Viper Army (RVA), a local ethnic insurgent outfit from a dhaba (roadside eatery) on Friday night, police said.

The militant was handed over to police for further action, the sources said.