Smuggler Kalla Khan arrested in Barmer

Notorious smuggler Kalla Khan--who was absconding for past two years - was arrested by police here yesterday. Khan, is a close associate of international smuggler Lunia, who was caught two years ago with a consignment of explosive, arms and ammunition brought from Pakistan for erstwhile terrorist outfit Babbar Khalsa and was wanted by the ATS in connection with the recovery, official sources said today. A reward of Rs 25,000 was also announced for those who facilitate his arrest. His associate Lunia and one accomplice were arrested while trying to pass-on the consignment to connective in Punjab. ATS has been informed of Kalla's arrest.