Ground Report | New Delhi: Miram Taron Arunachal; The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China has allegedly kidnapped a 17-year-old boy from Siyungla area of Bishing village in Arunachal Pradesh.
According to Arunachal MP Tapir Gao, the boy, identified as Miram Taron, a native of Jido village in Upper Siang district, has been abducted from inside Indian territory on Tuesday.
Gao, who represents the Arunachal East constituency in the Lok Sabha, earlier took to Twitter to share the information.
“Chinese #PLA has kidnapped Mr. Miram Taron, 17, of Jido Village. Lungta Jor area (China) from inside Indian territory under Siungla area (Bishing village) of Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh yesterday, 18 January 2022. built 3-4 km of road inside India in 2018),” he said in a tweet.
The kidnapping of Meeram is not the first such incident of kidnapping. As per Eastmojo report, in September 2020, five youths went on a hunt and were allegedly abducted by the Chinese army from Sera-7 area of Nacho in Upper Subansiri district.
Upon receiving the information, the Indian Army sent a hotline message to its Chinese counterpart, which was replied on 8 September, confirming that the missing youth had been found by their side. The youths were later handed over to the Indian Army after a few days.
The latest incident comes at a time when the Indian Army is engaged in a standoff with the PLA in Eastern Ladakh since April 2020.