Darjeeling: The West Bengal CID has pulled their socks now to nab the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha second in command Roshan Giri. CID team went to our neighbour Country Nepal in search of Roshan Giri.
There is no statement given by CID on this matter. However, the news has been reported from the investigation agency.
Earlier, West Bengal CID had launched a major hunt operation in Delhi to arrest Gorkha Janamukti Morcha second in command Roshan Giri.
The CID arrested three senior leaders of GJM, who along with Giri, had met Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his office in Delhi. Giri has been slapped with UAPA section of the Indian terror law. Additional Director General (CID), Rajesh Kumar, said that the force would be deployed in and around Delhi to arrest Giri.
Giri, being in Delhi, led the delegation to Rajnath Singh recently demanding a tripartite talk to end the stalemate in Darjeeling.
On October 13, an exchange of fire between GJM supporters and West Bengal Police in Darjeeling’s Takvar resulted in the death of Sub-Inspector Amitavo Mallick, while at least two others were injured.
GJM leader Bimal Gurung was implicated in Mullick’s death, with Additional Director General (ADG) of Police, West Bengal, Anuj Sharma stating that Gurung had instructed his cadres to attack police parties and personnel.
Sharma said that acting on the information that Gurung was hiding in the area, the police had conducted raids, during which the GJM supporters fired and pelted stones.
The October 13 violence was the first major incident of violence after the 100-day-long strike was lifted in Darjeeling.
The hills was on the boil since June 8, when GJM supporters clashed with police when they tried to break the barricades following which police restored to lathicharge. The GJM supporters damaged police vehicles and set some of them ablaze as the state government held a Cabinet meeting at the Raj Bhawan.
The Army had to be called out to stage flag marches in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong to restore peace.
The accounts of GJM general secretary Roshan Giri and assistant general secretary Binay Tamang were freezed, a senior Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officer confirmed to PTI earlier.
“Bank accounts of Gurung, Tamang and Roshan Giri have been freezed on July 17 after it was found that the funds were misused for illegal operations such as purchasing arms,” an officer said earlier.
An arrest warrant was issued against GJM chief Bimal Gurung and seven others, warrant was also issued against GJM general secretary Roshan Giri for their alleged involvement in the arson and violence reported from Darjeeling on June 8. “The arrest warrant was issued by the chief judicial magistrate (CJM), Darjeeling on a prayer by the CID,” Special Superintendent, CID said.