Breaking: Two of three ONGC employees rescued in Nagaland’s Mon district
Guwahati: In a joint operation by the troops of Assam Rifles and the Indian Army rescued two of the three abducted ONGC employees from a remote village at the Indian-Myanmar border in Nagaland’s Mon district.
Those rescued are Alakesh Saikia and Mohini Mohan Gogoi.
However, the whereabouts of the third ONGC employee Ritul Saikia has not been ascertained yet.
One AK-47 Rifle recovered during the operation.
Earlier, Assam Police in a press statement confirmed that the kidnapping was done by the ULFA (I) under command of SS Maj Ganesh Lahon alias Purna Lahon and his accomplices namely, Aidyaman Asom alias Moniram Borgohain and Pradip Gogoi alias Akon.
The Assam police also arrested 14 (fourteen) numbers of linkmen and sympathizers of ULFA (I) who were helping the banned outfit directly or indirectly.
Meanwhile, DGP Assam Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta took to his official Twitter handle saying, “So far Security Forces have been able to rescue 2 of the total three victims from near the India Myanmar border in Mon Dist., Nagaland. The rescued 2 are Alakesh Saikia and Mohini Mohan Gogoi. Efforts are going on to rescue the third victim.”
Further operations are still in progress.