One of the 2 workers of a non-public oil firm kidnapped by the ULFA from Arunachal Pradesh has been launched after 102 days in captivity, sources mentioned.
A press release issued by Assam Rifles on Saturday mentioned a border patrol of the power in South Arunachal Pradesh intercepted a person crossing the India-Myanmar border in Changlang district, throughout border domination operations on April 3.
“The individual was identified as Pranab Kumar Gogoi, an employee of Quippo Oil and Gas Infra Ltd, who was earlier kidnapped from Inau, Arunachal Pradesh on 21 December 2020 by ULFA(I). The individual has been handed over to Arunachal Pradesh Police at Longvi”, in line with the assertion.
The different worker Ram Kumar, who hails from Bihar, has not been traced but.
The ULFA(I), which had claimed duty of their kidnapping, nonetheless, was but to problem any assertion on their launch.
A senior police officer of Arunachal Pradesh mentioned the 51-year-old kidnapped worker was present in Longvi village on Saturday afternoon and after recording his assertion on the Jairampur police station, he has been despatched for medical examination.
He might be handed over to his household after all of the formalities had been accomplished.
Ulfa (I) and NSCN (Okay) had taken Quippo’s drilling superintendent Pranab Kumar Gogoi (51) and radio operator Ram Kumar (35) from Kumchaikha hydrocarbon drilling website close to Innao in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh, which borders Myanmar.
Asked about Mr Kumar’s whereabouts, Mr Gogoi advised reporters that the 2 had been saved collectively until they had been separated on March 4, after promising them that they’d be launched by totally different routes.
“After that I lost contact with him. I thought he had been already released but I came to know at the police station that he was yet to be released”, he mentioned.
“I have come to know only now that he has not been released yet,” Mr Gogoi, who hails from Assam’s Sivasagar district, mentioned.
He additionally mentioned that each of them had been supplied with new garments earlier than they had been separated and promised that they’d be launched.
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