GUWAHATI: A project manager of a Kolkata-based construction company was abducted in Assam's Dima Haso district today, police said.
The company's project manager Niron Kumar Mahajan was abducted near Hathikhuli under Langting police station this morning by unidentified miscreants, they said.
The construction company was engaged in widening of a four-lane project between Hatikhuli and Mandadisa.
Senior police officials have rushed to the spot and a massive search operation has been launched to rescue the 48-year-old manager.
In another incident, four persons were arrested for allegedly extorting money from tea garden authorities by posing as ULFA militants from Dholla in Tinsukia district.
Meanwhile, police defused a powerful hand grenade found in an abandoned bag at Serfanguri Bazar in Kokrajhar district this evening.