Imphal: A Manipur wrestling official, H Ngaopunii Lanah, who went missing from East Coach Express train, in which he was travelling en route to Hyderabad on November 20, was reportedly traced in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district on Friday.
According to reports, the 33-year-old wrestling official from Manipur’s Senapati district was traced in Cheepurupalli of Vizianagaram after a missing report was registered.
“Except for a minor injury, he is safe and we have sent a sub-inspector (SI) to the spot to assist Lanah,” Telanagana Today quoted RPF Nampally sub-inspector Dasya Naik as saying.
As per sources, Lanah, who is now at Ponduru Police Station has spoken with his family members over phone. However, his actual cause of missing for two days is yet to be known till the time of filling this report.
Lanah, who hails from Purul Akutpa village of Poumai community, was travelling on a train along with 32 other members, including the team manager, team coach and assistance team coach of All Manipur Traditional Belt Wrestling Association (AMTBWA) when he went missing
The team was travelling to Telangana to attend the 8th National Traditional Wrestling & Pankration Championship 2019, which is being held at LB Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad.