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Vangpa Kuponghu (third from left, sitting) with the volunteers who helped in finding him and bringing him safe to Nagaland House in New Delhi
Vangpa Kuponghu (third from left, sitting) with the volunteers who helped in finding him and bringing him safe to Nagaland House in New Delhi|Abel Naga
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Naga boy found in Gurugram after 8 days of intense search

The 25-year-old had gone to the Haryana city in search of job on July 14; decided to run away after having a misunderstanding with his roommate

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Guwahati: Vangba Kuponghu of Nagaland was found at the Huda City Metro in Gurugram on Monday, thanks to the joint effort of police personnel, volunteers and members of the NGO, Helping Hand. The 25-year-old had gone missing on July 20.

A press statement released by Delhi Eastern Naga Students’ Union (DENSU) said that Kuponghu had gone to the city to find a job on July 14. He had a misunderstanding with his roommate which made him unhappy and he decided to run away from his room.

Volunteers carrying out a poster campaign to help find the ‘lost’  man
Volunteers carrying out a poster campaign to help find the ‘lost’  man
Abel Naga

He was found late on Monday evening, when off-duty policeman Raman Singh and Sonu Arya of Huda City Centre Metro station recognised him asking while asking for help at the station. They informed his family, who in turn apprised Delhi Eastern Naga Students’ Union of his whereabouts. The union took quick action and brought him back to Nagaland House in Delhi.

The location where his phone was first tracked days after he went missing
The location where his phone was first tracked days after he went missing
Abel Naga

The boy was famished when found, as he had had only one meal since the evening he ran away.

DENSU in a press release thanked all the organisations and individuals who committed themselves in our search for Vangpa Kuponghu.

While talking to EastMojo, a source said that the case is now closed at the police station where the initial FIR was lodged.