Assam, Arunachal CMs accountable if kidnapped oil males die: ULFA-I
Guwahati, Jan 31 | Anti-talk outlawed terror outfit United Liberation Entrance of Asom-Unbiased (ULFA-I) has warned that the Chief Ministers of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh can be answerable for any untoward destiny of the 2 officers of personal sector oil firm it had kidnapped final month.
The ULFA-I, in an announcement issued on Saturday evening, claimed the federal government has deliberate delaying ways as a substitute of making an attempt to get the 2 kidnapped males launched.
“As an alternative of making an attempt to get the 2 hostages launched, the safety forces, the central authorities’s intelligence companies and others are persevering with operations. In such a scenario, if the 2 kidnapped officers die, the authorities would tactfully put the onus on the ULFA-I,” the assertion stated.
It stated that in view of the safety forces’ operations, if any unlucky taking place involving the 2 hostages occurred, the total duty must be taken by the Chief Ministers of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
Based on the police in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, the safety forces are nonetheless clueless concerning the kidnapped officers of Delhi-based Quippo Oil and Gasoline Infrastructure Ltd.
The ULFA-I, in an announcement final week, stated that it has set February 17 to determine the destiny of the 2 staff — Pranab Kumar Gogoi, a drilling superintendent, and Ram Kumar, a radio operator — whom it had kidnapped at gunpoint from the drilling website in Innao space of Arunachal Pradesh’s Changlang district on December 21 final yr.
The ULFA-I, which is at present headed by its “commander-in-chief” Paresh Barua, had, in a media assertion final week, stated that if the drilling firm “fails to take constructive steps to safe the discharge of their staff by February 16, the outfit would take motion towards hostage Ram Kumar on February 17”.
“If Quippo Oil and Gasoline Infrastructure Ltd fails to fulfill our calls for, the corporate wouldn’t be allowed to function in Assam and South East Asia,” it stated, however didn’t specify its calls for.
Arunachal Pradesh Police chief R.P. Upadhyaya informed IANS over cellphone from Itanagar that the militants had earlier demanded Rs 20 crore to launch the 2.
Based on the police, in a video reportedly launched by the ULFA-I, Gogoi, a resident of Assam’s Sivasagar district, and Ram Kumar, who hails from Bihar’s Khagaria district, are heard saying that they’re now within the captivity of the ULFA-I and the Nationwide Socialist Council of Nagaland Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) and so they urged Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to get them launched.