Abducted ONGC staffer Ritul Saikia, who was reportedly released by ULFA (I) militants from its captivity on Friday, will reach home today.

As per reports, Saikia stepped in the Indian soil today morning following his release along the India-Myanmar border on Friday.

Sources said Saikia reached Longvi village in Nagaland’s Mon district around 7.10 am on Saturday.

The personnel of Assam Rifles have reportedly taken him into custody and he is likely to be handed over to Assam police soon.

Sources said he is being brought to Assam from the border by a team of Assam Rifles and Assam police.

Saikia was abducted on April 21 from Lakwa in Charaideo district with two others.

While they were rescued by security forces following an encounter in Mon district of Nagaland on April 24, Saikia went missing till the proscribed outfit admitted, after initially denying, he was with them in Myanmar.

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