Manipur: Kidnapped truck drivers freed

GUWAHATI: Two truck drivers, who had been allegedly kidnapped by suspected NSCN (Ok) cadres in Manipur, have been launched unhurt.

NSCN (Ok) militants allegedly kidnapped two truck drivers from Kaiphundai space in Tamenglong district and ‘seized’ the FCI goods-laden lorries on Thursday. 

The 2 truck drivers –Brajmani Singh of Imphal East district and Chafer Uddin of Hatigaon in Guwahati–managed to succeed in Jiribam on Friday night.

The truck (MN019223) was carrying meals company of India (FCI) rice baggage (330 nos) from Guwahati to Imphal.

They had been rescued by Jiribam Police, Manipur Police Battalion and 39 Assam Rifles on Friday.

At present, the 2 truck drivers are being questioned by the police.

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