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Kidnapped contractor rescued

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

Three days after being kidnapped by a group of unidentified men, a has been rescued from a jungle in police station area of district, the police said today.

Taru Tana, vice president of a construction company, was abducted on February 9 night from his rented residence cum office in Goju village of same sub-division.

Tana was supervising the works of Mahadevpur-Buri Dehing NH-52 B, SDPO Tashi Darang said.

The kidnappers have reportedly demanded ransom for release of the victim.

After the victim's brother lodged a complaint, the police started an investigation and rescued him yesterday night from a jungle between Nayang and Kamlang villages under police station area, the SDPO said.

The kidnappers had fled abandoning the contractor, he said adding it was found Tana had suffered injuries on his head and hip and he is under treatment.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 22:30 IST