Tom Adhikary, associate held by Siliguri Police

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    KLO leader held in Siliguri

    SILIGURI: Militant outfit Kamtapur Liberation Organisation's (KLO) vice-president Tom Adhikary was arrested along with an associate near the India-Nepal border here Sunday, police said on Sunday.

    "Adhikary and another KLO leader were arrested at Lichu Bagan (in Darjeeling district) at 1.30pm today (Sunday)," Siliguri's police commissioner Jagamohan told IANS.

    A total of 50 SIM cards and a motorcycle were seized from their possession.

    Blamed for a string of attacks in north West Bengal, the KLO has been demanding a Kamtapur state comprising six districts - Cooch Behar, Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, North and South Dinajpur and Malda - of West Bengal and four districts - Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon, Dhubri and Goalpara - of Assam.

    KLO leader held in Siliguri - Times Of India

    Greater details in Times of India, Calcutta edition of today


    It appears that India is getting serious about anti insurgency and are also getting greater cooperation from the neighbouring countries.

    A good sign indeed.
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