Troopers of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) allegedly ‘abducted’ a 17-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh. 

The ‘abducted’ youth has been identified as Miram Taron of Zido village in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang district. 

This was claimed by Arunachal Pradesh MP Tapir Gao on Wednesday evening. 

Gao alleged that the youth was ‘abducted’ on Tuesday “from inside Indian territory”. 

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“Chinese PLA has abducted Sh Miram Taron, 17 years of Zido vill. yesterday 18th Jan 2022 from inside Indian territory, Lungta Jor area (China built 3-4 kms road inside India in 2018) under Siyungla area (Bishing village) of Upper Siang dist, Arunachal Pradesh,” the Arunachal MP tweeted. 

Tapir Gao further said that the ‘abducted’ youth’s friend escaped from the PLA troopers and reported the matter to the authorities concerned.  

“His friend escaped from PLA and reported to the authorities. All the agencies of Govt of India is requested to step up for his early release,” Tapir Gao said.