GNLA chief arrested in Meghalaya

July 30th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS  

Shillong, July 30 (IANS) The outlawed Garo National Liberation Army’s (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma was arrested Monday along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, police said.

Champion, whose outfit to be fighting for a separate Garoland, was arrested from Umkrem Pyrwdiwah area in East Khasi Hills district, about 80 Km from Shillong.

“Champion was arrested this (Monday) afternoon based on a intelligence inputs about his movement in the villages bordering Bangladesh,” state police chief N. Ramachandran told IANS.

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