| Published: Sunday, January 23, 2022, 15:16 [IST]
New Delhi, Jan 23: The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) connected Sunday informed the Indian Army that they person recovered a missing lad from Arunachal Pradesh and pursuing owed process for his merchandise oregon return.
''The Chinese service has communicated to america that they person recovered a missing lad from Arunachal Pradesh and the owed process is being followed,'' PRO Defence, Tezpur Lt Col Harshvardhan Pandey told ANI.
It is yet to beryllium confirmed if the idiosyncratic recovered is Miran Taron, the 17-year-old lad who the Army had sought assistance for.
Earlier, the Indian Army had sought assistance from China's PLA to find and instrumentality a young lad who hails from Arunachal Pradesh and has been reportedly captured by the Chinese army, informed Defence Ministry's Tezpur Public Relation Officer.
"17-year-old younker Miram Tarom of Zido, Arunachal Pradesh was reportedly captured by Chinese PLA crossed the Line of Actual Control. Indian Army instantly contacted PLA done a hotline, assistance from PLA has been sought to find and instrumentality him arsenic per protocol," PRO tweeted connected Thursday.
On January 19, Arunachal East MP Tapir Gao said the teenager, identified arsenic Miram Taron, was abducted by the PLA from Lungta Jor country nether Siyungla country connected Tuesday.
Taron's person Johny Yaiying, who managed to escape, informed the authorities astir the kidnapping by the PLA, Gao told PTI implicit telephone from Ziro, the territory office of Lower Subansiri district.
Both are section hunters and beryllium to Zido village.
The MP said the incidental took spot adjacent the spot wherever Tsangpo stream enters India successful Arunachal Pradesh.
In September 2020, the PLA had abducted 5 youths from Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Subansiri territory and released them aft astir a week.
The latest incidental came astatine a clip erstwhile the Indian service continues to beryllium engaged successful a stand-off with the PLA successful eastbound Ladakh since April 2020.
India shares a 3,400 km-long Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh.
Story archetypal published: Sunday, January 23, 2022, 15:16 [IST]