Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal appeals for release of abducted boy

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Published: August 23, 2016 2:56:00 PM

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today appealed to the Paresh Barua-led faction of the ULFA to release the boy it had abducted on August 1 on humanitarian grounds.

It had yesterday released an ISIS-style video that purportedly showed the boy surrounded by armed and masked militants and appealing to the Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his family to secure his early release. (PTI) It had yesterday released an ISIS-style video that purportedly showed the boy surrounded by armed and masked militants and appealing to the Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his family to secure his early release. (PTI)

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today appealed to the Paresh Barua-led faction of the ULFA to release the boy it had abducted on August 1 on humanitarian grounds.

“I appeal to the abductors to release the boy as a humanitarian gesture. Our government believes that violence will achieve nothing and we are committed to the peace process,” he told PTI.

Kuldeep Moran, son of local BJP leader and Tinsukia Zilla Parishad vice-president Lakheswar Moran, was kidnapped from Tinsukia district by the hardline faction of ULFA.

It had yesterday released an ISIS-style video that purportedly showed the boy surrounded by armed and masked militants and appealing to the Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his family to secure his early release.

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