GUWAHATI: Two of the three abducted employees of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) were rescued by security forces in Nagaland’s Mon district, Army sources said.
“In an operation last (Friday) night, Indian Army along with Assam Rifles troops rescued two abductees in general area of Mon. Operations are still in progress. Names of rescued abductees are Alakesh Saikia and Mohini Mohan Gogoi. One AK 47 has also been recovered,” the sources said.
ONGC Abduction case.— Mayank (@scribesoldier) April 24, 2021
In an operation last night, #IndianArmy along with #AssamRifles troops rescued two abductees from area of Mon.
Operations are still in progress.
Those rescued are Alakesh Saikia and Mohini Mohan Gogoi. One AK 47 has also been recovered.@NewIndianXpress pic.twitter.com/rKE3eMmv4L
Junior technicians Mohini Mohan Gogoi, Ritul Saikia and junior engineering assistant Alakesh Saikia were abducted from an ONGC work over at a rig site in the Lakwa field of Assam’s Sivasagar district in the wee hours of Wednesday by a five-member group of militants belonging to the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA).
The Assam police earlier arrested 14 people, including ULFA sympathizers, in connection with the incident.