Civilian driver accompanying army team kidnapped
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Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 16:15
Tezpur: A civilian driver accompanying an army team during an anti-insurgency operation was kidnapped by NDFB militants in Sonitpur district along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, police said Wednesday.

The driver, who was identified as Sukumar Das, had accompanied three army jawans in a search for extremists in Gohpur area of the district last night when four motor-cycle borne ultras forcibly took him away.

The kidnapping was later reported to the authorities by the jawans today, the police said.

District additional superintendent of police P K Nath has rushed to the spot and launched a search operation to rescue the driver.


First Published: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 16:15

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