Indian Army Contacts PLA To Locate And Return Missing Miram Taron
Arunachal Pradesh’s MP Tapir Gao said on Wednesday that PLA on Tuesday abducted a 17-year-old boy from inside the Indian territory in state’s Upper Siang district. Gao said on Wednesday that the incident took place near the place where Tsangpo river enters India in Arunachal Pradesh. Tsangpo is called as Siang in Arunachal Pradesh and Brahmaputra in Assam.
In September 2020, the PLA had abducted five youths from Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Subansiri district and released them after about a week. This time China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) has abducted a teenage boy from the Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang district, the BJP parliamentarian has alleged.
when the Indian Army received the information about Taron, it immediately contacted the PLA through established mechanism of hotline informing that an individual, who was collecting herbs and hunting, has lost his way and cannot be found.
This assistance of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) sought to locate missing boy Miram Taron on their side and return him was done as per established protocol, sources in defence establishment said on Thursday.
Assistance from PLA has been sought to locate the individual on their side and return him as per established protocol, sources noted.
The MP Mr Tepid Geo also said that he has informed Union Minister of State for Home Nisith Pramanik about the incident and requested him to take necessary action in this regard.
The latest incident came at a time when the Indian Army continues to be engaged in a stand-off with PLA in eastern Ladakh since April 2020. There have been 14 round of military-level talks between India and China to resolve the standoff.
However, disengagement process is yet to be done in areas of Hot Springs, Depsang bulge and Demchok in eastern Ladakh.
Each side currently has around 50,000 to 60,000 troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh. India shares a 3,400 km-long LAC with China from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh