China’s PLA abducts Indian boy from Arunachal Pradesh: MP Tapir Gao

Tapir Gao said the teenager, identified as Miram Taron, was abducted on Tuesday by the PLA from Lungta Jor area under Siyungla area where China built a 3-4 km road in 2018.

NewsBharati    20-Jan-2022 10:33:35 AM
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New Delhi, Jan 20: China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) abducted a 17-year-old boy from Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang district, MP Tapir Gao tweeted.
 
Tapir Gao said the teenager, identified as Miram Taron, was abducted on Tuesday by the PLA from Lungta Jor area under Siyungla area where China built a 3-4 km road in 2018.
 
China’s PLA abducts Indian boy from Arunachal Pradesh: MP Tapir Gao
 
"Chinese #PLA has abducted Sh Miram Taron, 17 years of Zido vill. yesterday 18th Jan 2022 from inside Indian territory, Lungta Jor area (China built 3-4 kms road inside India in 2018) under Siyungla area (Bishing village) of Upper Siang dist, Arunachal Pradesh," Gao tweeted.
 
 
He said he informed MoS Home N Pramanik about the incident and urged govt agencies to ensure his early release. "All the agencies of Govt of India are requested to step up for his early release," he said in another tweet and posted pictures of the abducted boy.
 
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According to Tao, the incident came to light when Taron's friend Johny Yaiying, who managed to escape, informed the authorities about the kidnapping by the PLA. It should be noted that both are local hunters and belong to Zido village.
 
Tapir Gao said the incident took place near the place where Tsangpo river enters India in Arunachal Pradesh. Tsangpo is called as Siang in Arunachal Pradesh and Brahmaputra in Assam.
 
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In September 2020, the PLA had abducted five youths from Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Subansiri district and released them after about a week. The latest incident came at a time when the Indian army continues to be engaged in a stand-off with the PLA in eastern Ladakh since April 2020.