Malda, Jan. 23: Kumud Mondol, a Kamtapur Liberation Organisation militant, and another member of the same outfit were arrested from Habibpur near here last night.
Earlier this month, Malda police had put up posters with photos of Kumud and two others.
Kumud, 26, alias Jhanksu, and Aitur Roy, 40, were produced in the chief judicial magistrate’s court here today and remanded in police custody for 10 days.
“Kumud is the right hand man of Malkhan Singh and is directly linked to the December 27 bus shooting near Habibpur (40km from here),” said Malda police chief Kalyan Mukherjee. Fake notes with a face value of Rs 62,000 were seized from the arrested duo.