Bengal Cops Seek Sikkim Police Help


Kolkata: The CID on Friday wrote to Sikkim Police for help in tracking and arresting GJM chief Bimal Gurung and his aides. CID says it suspects Gurung is in a jungle 10km from Namchi in south Sikkim. CID has also asked the Sikkim cops to help identify those who are sheltering the suspects, charged under UAPA. The letter details the recent arrests and recovery of explosives, the latter at the home of GJM leader Hemant Gautam.

A delegation of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee (GMCC) also met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday over the long pending issue of Gorkhaland.

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This meeting came a day after; an arrest warrant was register against GJM chief Bimal Gurung and seven others. According to the reports, the warrant has been issued in the wake of the unrest created in Darjeeling on June 8 when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had held a cabinet meeting in the hilly city.