KLO man held near Assam border

JALPAIGURI: Police on Wednesday arrested an alleged KLO member and a suspected linkman from Volka village in Cooch Behar's Tufanganj close to the

The alleged KLO man Amar Singha alias Avijit is believed to be close to the outfit's chairman Jeeban Singha. A resident of Darjeeling, Amar is said to be a militant trained in Chittagong.

The alleged linkman Indra Roy is a resident of Dhubri. He was entrusted with the job of escorting Amar in distributing leaflets among the Rajbanshi population in Cooch Behar and Jalpaiguri, urging them to join KLO. Some leaflets, Indian SIM cards and a few Bangladeshi phone numbers have been recovered.