Engineer abducted in Assam

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 17:27

Rangiya: An engineer of Power Grid Corporation was on Saturday abducted by unidentified gunmen from Baksa district of lower Assam.

The engineer, Santhala Taidy Raju, was abducted by a group of four armed men from the Power Grid Corporation`s camp at Dhekipota under Goreshwar police station near the Indo-Bhutan border, police said.

Raju, who hails from Nellore in Andhra Pradesh, was staying in the remote camp with some other company workers.

He was forced at gunpoint to go along with the gunmen, who had come in two motorcycles and reportedly taken towards the Bhutan border.

Police and the Army have launched search operation in the area.

Official sources said it is not clear so far if any militant outfit is behind the abduction.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 17:27

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