Kidnapped a month ago, ONGC employee released by ULFA-I

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ONGC employee Ritul Saikia was kidnapped on April 21 and was released by ULFA(I) militants on Saturday morning.

Ritul was released near the border in Longwa village of Mon district in Nagaland.

He was released at around 7am on saturday, he walked 40 mins to enter the Indian border. 

"Saikia has been taken to the Mon police station by the Army and Nagaland Police. A team of the Assam Police is also present there and doing the formalities to bring him back home by this evening," the Additional DGP-ranked official said.

The ONGC employee seemed healthy, he will be dropped home after a complete check-up.

"Heartily welcome release of Ritul Saikia, ONGC employee abducted by ULFA, early today! Grateful to Honble UHM @AmitShah (Union Home Minister Amit Shah) for constant guidance. Hope an era of peace & development is firmly established in state with cooperation of one and all. Pray to Almighty for His Blessings,” Assam Chief Minister,Sarma tweeted.

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