DARJEELING 2ND NOVEMBER 2017: 105 Gelatin Sticks used in dynamite were seized from Vah Tukvar area near Darjeeling Hills. Speaking to media Darjeeling Superintendent of Police A. K. Chaturvedi said that a total of 350 KG of Gelatin Sticks had been stolen from a National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) plant and delivered to Bimal Gurung, Chief of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha. Gurung had in turn distributed the gelatin sticks to the supporters all over the region. Around 40 KG of gelatin sticks were recovered by the police amounting to 105 sticks. The rest of the 310 KG of Gelatin Sticks still need to be recovered according to SP Chaturvedi. No arrests were made.
Pravin Thami is the Chief Cameraman and the Coordinator Darjeeling Region for ‘The Himalayan Beacon’.