GUWAHATI: United Liberation Front of Assam-Independent, ULFA-I, in a release on Saturday informed that a week-long operation is underway by security forces to rescue Ram Kumar, a radio operator of Quippo Oil and Gas Infrastructure Limited from Bihar and drilling superintendent Pranab Kumar Gogoi of Sivasagar in Assam.
ULFA-I stated that plans are underway to kill the duo and blame ULFA-I for their deaths. If anything bad happens to the Quippo Oil employees the entire responsibility has to be borne by the Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal and Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu, said the ULFA-I release.
It is to be mentioned that the duo was kidnapped by armed militants on December 21 from a drilling location in Diyun under the Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.
Earlier, in a release, ULFA-I threatened the company and authorities of Assam and Bihar saying that the concerned parties have not taken any special measures for the release of the two oil officers. They have also released a video of the two kidnapped employees of the Quippo Oil and Gas Infrastructure Limited showing the employees appealing to the Chief Ministers of Assam and Bihar to secure their early release.