Tinsukia: In yet another incident of kidnapping from Arunachal’s Longding district, one person has been reportedly kidnapped by suspected National Socialist Council of Nagalim (K-YA) from Pumao village.

The victim, identified as Alai Wangsu, is the president of Pumao village and was reportedly abducted on May 9, sources said.

Poster of the alleged kidnappers, identified as self-styled sergeant Abojak Wangnalow and self-styled Lt. Wangjen Wangsaham

The developments came days after Gaon Burah (village headman) Napho Boham of Lauksim village was abducted by a group of 4 to 5 armed militants, prompting local villagers to hit the streets and protest against NSCN (K-YA).

According to sources, the abduction happened around midnight on May 9 when two armed cadres of NSCN (K-YA) took away the victim on gunpoint. “As per reports, the victim was taken towards Zangkham in Nagaland.”

Security forces have launched operation to rescue the victim. However, he is yet to be traced. According to sources, self-styled sergeant Abojak Wangnalow and self-styled Lt. Wangjen Wangsaham are behind the abduction.

However, two days back Gaon Burah Boham was released following pressure from local villagers and security forces. However, there is not report of any arrest so far.

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