THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU
KALIMPONG, 10 FEBRUARY 2018: Kalimpong Police today arrested three person from Gorubathan area with a highly sophisticated weapons. The three include one driver from Jalpaiguri and two Manipuri youths. Kalimpong Superintendent of Police Ajit Singh Yadav speaking to The Himalayan Beacon said, “We have arrested two Manipuri youths and one driver from Jalpaiguri from Gorubathan area with a very highly sophisticated weapon M-16 rifle which is used by the US Army.”
All the three were traveling in a WagonR when they were stop at Pan Dara area of Gorubathan.
Minlun Lenthang and Lalchungnung Sinson Hails from Manipur while Chandan the driver hails from Jalpaiguri informed Yadav.
Kalimpong Police produced all the three to Kalimpong District Court where the court sent them all to four days of Police remand after police filed an appeal for remand.
Singh said, “We will interrogate what is the motive of bringing such a highly sophisticated weapon in Kalimpong District, whether they have any link with militant groups in the North East will be looked into.
Ashap Lama is the Chief Cameraman and Coorespondent Kalimpong Region for ‘The Himalayan Beacon’.