News Desk, Tech for FTCP, New Delhi
Updated Mon, 07 Sep 2020 01:09 AM IST
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According to sources, the Army unit deployed in the area has sent messages to the affiliated unit of the PLA on the hotline to convey their concerns about the alleged kidnapping.
The news of the kidnapping of five people from Arunachal Pradesh came at a time when the Indian Army extended its deployment along the 3,400 km Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh in view of the border dispute between the two countries.
A senior state official said on Saturday that the local police had started investigating the case. On Saturday, Congress MLA from Arunachal Pradesh Ninong Ering accused the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China of abducting five people in Subasiri district. He also requested the central government to free the citizens.