IMPHAL, November 28: The personal assistant of education minister DD Thaisii identified as KT Joseph has been released today by his alleged kidnappers at an undisclosed area of Senapati district, according to a reliable source.
The source has informed that the minister’s private assistant was released somewhere in an interior part of Senapati district this early morning at around 8:30am alongwith his Bolero jeep on which he was kidnapped on November 22. He has reached his Lamphel residence, maintained the source.
However an unconfirmed report has informed that the private assistant was released early yesterday morning somewhere in Senapati district.
Meanwhile, the main reason behind his kidnapping and subsequent release could not be ascertain till the filling of this report.
It may be mentioned that the minister’s personal assistant was kidnapped alongwith his daughter and a helper while he was on his way to drop his daughter to school on his Bolero jeep on November 22.
Unidentified persons suspected to be militant cadres stopped his vehicle at the Lamphel crossing and forcibly entered into the vehicle and one of them drove away the vehicle and released the helper and his daughter at Kangpokpi area on the same day.