Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of police and forest guards launched an operation at Amtenga village near the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) and nabbed two wanted rhino poachers.
Security forces recovered one AK-47 rifle and a 303 rifle from their possession.
The nabbed poachers were identified as Bhaiti Pegu and Jila Doley.
"The poachers were involved in several rhino killing incidents in KNP," a forest department official said.
In a separate incident, the police nabbed another two poachers at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Morigaon district on Sunday night.
The nabbed poachers were identified as Jamsher Ali and Abdul Hannan.
Meanwhile, forest guards recovered a de-horned rhino carcass at KNP.
"Our boys found the carcass near Kapurkhosa area under Agoratoli range in the national park," a park official said.
Kaziranga has lost 28 rhinos this year so far, which were poached.
--IBNS (Posted on 09-09-2013)