Non-locals abducted


IMPHAL Mar 4: A JCB driver and a Roller driver of the Guwahati based M/s ABCI Infrastructure Private Limited engaged in the road construction of Thoubal to Kasom have been abducted at gun-point by well-armed persons suspected to be militants numbering around six from Somrei of Ukhrul district on the morning of March 2, informed a source.

The spot however falls under the Yairipok Police of Thoubal district.

The abduction is said to be related to monetary demands made to the company.

A senior manager of the company Dilipkumar has filed a written complaint with the Yairipok police yesterday, informed the source.

The two labourers are identified as Devasis Mandal, 30, son of Syamsunder Mandal of West Bengal and Ch Ajit Singha, 30, son of Ch Arun Singha of Rajbir Gate part II Cachar Assam.

The two were abducted from their temporary shed which was shared by around 19 labourers.

It may be mentioned that just above the temporary shed is an Assam Rifles Post.


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