Siliguri (West Bengal), March 23 (IANS) Two members of Manipur's banned Kangleipak Communist Party of Manipur were arrested Friday from near the Indo-Nepal border here in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, police said.
The duo - Y. Ingo Singh and Rajesh Singh - were nabbed from the Panitanki area under Kahribari police station by a team of National Investigation Agency personnel, Darjeeling district police sources said.
Assistant public prosecutor Ranjit Saha said the two were produced before the additional chief judicial magistrate's Court which allowed a transit remand for taking them to Manipur.
The duo have been charged under various sections of the Indian Penal Code including criminal conspiracy, waging war against the government, as also under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.
Earlier, Manipuri militants have been taken into custody from Siliguri and Kolkata. Top United Liberation Front of Assam leader Mrinal Hazarika and a member of the think-tank of the then banned Nepal Maoists, Mohan Baidya, were also caught by police in this northern Bengal town.
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