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Arunachal: JE, supervisor abducted by suspected NSCN (K-YA) militants

First Published: 16th November, 2023 15:10 IST

Both the junior engineer and the supervisor were abducted from an under construction bridge site.

Less than 3 weeks since a Village Chief and his brother was abducted from Arunachal Pradesh’s Longding district, another sensational kidnapping case has been reported from the same district.

Sensation prevails, after a junior engineer and a supervisor of a private construction company were abducted by militants this morning.

As per inputs, 4 heavily armed gunmen equipped with sophisticated weapons came to an under construction bridge site and kidnapped Liamgao Pansa, Supervisor, and Sashan Yadav, JE, in the wee hours today.

The abduction took place in between Pongchau and Konnu village. Further, the militants also snatched away more than 20 mobile handsets from the bridge construction workers.

Rebel group NSCN (K-YA) is suspected to be behind the abduction.

Further details and an official confirmation from the police is still awaited.

Earlier, on October 29, Village Chief of Kamhua Noksa village, Katwang Wangham along with his brother Wangtai Wangsa were abducted by rebels of the NSCN Ang Mai faction on October 29.

However, nearly two weeks after being held captive, the village chief and his brother were released safely on November 10.

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