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One arrested in Siliguri for suspected terror links

 MPost |  2016-12-07 00:17:26.0  |  Kolkata

Police arrested a person on suspicion that he might have a connection with some terror activists. Police also suspect that he might be also agent from a neighbouring country.

Police have recovered 155 mobile SIM cards from Nepal, 35 mobile SIM cards of India, four laptops and some ATM cards from his possession. Acting on a tip-off, the investigating officers raided a house at Panitanki area of Siliguri and arrested the accused Ronojoy Singh who is a resident of Sion in Bihar.

Police came to know in the course of investigation that the accused used to stay in Qatar in 2009 and in Oman in 2010. In 2015 he rented a house at Pradhannagar area of Siliguri and started living there. He started working as an electric mechanic in the area. After examining his mobile phone, the police found that he used to talk with people from other countries on a regular basis. For the sake of investigation the police did not reveal the whereabouts of the accused. They are also examining the laptops as they could provide some crucial information relating to the organisation the accused had been working with.

Police suspect that the mobile SIM cards recovered from his possession were used by the accused to talk to various activists of the terror outfits. Police are investigating if he had any plan to carry out blast in any parts of the country. Police are trying to know which terror outfits the accused had a connection with. According to the preliminary investigation police suspect that the accused had been working as a secret agent of a terror outfits whose job was to provide various secret information to a terror organisation operating from some other country. 

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