In a successful operation carried out by Golaghat Police, two poachers were arrested at Bokakhat on Wednesday.
They have been identified as Sarat Saikia, who hails from Tamulipathar in Bokakhat and N Thangboi from Manipur.
The team of Golaghat Police also recovered a 303 rifle and ammunition along with an axe, buried at Sarat’s home premises.
The duo had planned to hunt a rhino at Kaziranga National Park. Further investigation is going on.