Vice-president of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha held
Darjeeling: RP Waiba, vicepresident, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (Bimal) was produced at the Chief Judicial Magistrate Court, Darjeeling on Monday.
Waiba was wanted in a Darjeeling Sadar Police station case of June 8, 2017 in which the police and GJM supporters had clashed in Darjeeling.
Waiba was arrested on Sunday while he was on his way to Darjeeling from Siliguri.
"There was a pending arrest warrant in his name issued by the court. Earlier, there had been a proclamation order of his property also. A separate proceeding under Section 144 A IPC has also been initiated against him. His bail prayer was rejected and he has been sent to judicial custody," said Pankaj Prashad, Assistant Public Prosecutor, Darjeeling.
In another case, Nima Tamang was arrested and forwarded to the CJM court, Darjeeling.
He has been arrested on charges of forcefully entering government property (earlier the GJM party office at Singmari.)
"He has been remanded to two days of police custody for the reconstruction of the crime," added the APP.
In the same case e Rajni Gurung of Darjeeling, who had earlier been arrested and sentenced on three days of police remand was produced on Monday.
She was also sent to judicial custody. Ajoy Edward, the Steering Committee member of GNLF was detained by the police in Darjeeling but released in the evening. "He has been picked up for interrogation," stated a police officer.