The Indian Army has reportedly contacted the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China in regards to the ‘abducted’ Arunachal boy. 

“Regarding the incident of missing youth Miram Taron from Arunachal Pradesh, it is informed that on receipt of information, the Indian Army immediately contacted PLA,” reports quoted defence sources as saying. 

The Indian Army has sought assistance from the PLA to ‘locate’ the youth and “return him”. 

“Assistance from PLA has been sought to locate individual on their side and return him as per established protocol,” sources added. 

Also read: Arunachal boy ‘abducted’ by China’s PLA troopers

Notably, troopers of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) allegedly ‘abducted’ a 17-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday. 

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

The ‘abducted’ youth’s friend escaped from the PLA troopers and reported the matter to the authorities concerned.   

“17-year-old youth – Miram Tarom of Zido in Arunachal Pradesh was reportedly captured by Chinese PLA across the LAC. Indian Army immediately contacted PLA through hotline, assistance from PLA has been sought to locate and return him as per protocol,” Tezpur Defence PRO said.

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