KOTTAYAM: A Malayali businessman who was abducted in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, by an unidentified group last week has been found dead in a forest area, according to his relatives here. K P Chacko of Pappalaprambil house, Manganam, near Puthuppally, was believed to be abducted by the extremist groups from his business place.
Chacko had been running his own business in Itanagar, the capital city of Arunachal Pradesh for the past many years. According to the information received by his relatives back home, his body was found in a forest nearby on Friday noon. According to them, the police have confirmed that the body was that of Chacko. The relatives said that a group of youngsters had taken him forcibly out of his shop by 8.30 pm on August 29. While the vehicle and bikes used by his abductors were found at a nearby place by the police, the men could not be traced so far.
Chakco had left his family back home at Puthuppally. He leaves behind his wife, a home maker, and two daughters. His elder daughter is doing her house surgency and the younger one, BDS. His family is in Kerala and Chacko had visited his relatives recently.