Rebel leader held in Siliguri


Imphal: The Manipur police will bring here Ningthoujam Tomba aka Koireng, arrested commander-in-chief of the banned underground organisation Kanglei Yawol Kunna Lup, in a day or two, T. Radheshyam, SP Imphal East district, said on Monday.

Manipur commandos along with the West Bengal police had arrested Tomba from a rented house at Siliguri, near the West Bengal-Assam border on Sunday night.

Major achievement

Union Home secretary G.K. Pillai has termed the arrest a major achievement.

Tomba was carrying a reward on his head.