CM Himanta Biswa Sarma meets ULFA(I) hostage Ritul Saikia’s wife


GUWAHATI: Assam chief minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday met wife of Ritul Saikia, one of the ONGC employees abducted by the United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I).

Dr Sarma met Saikia’s wife and brother at Majuli circuit house in the presence of Titabor MLA Bhaskarjyoti Barua.

The chief minister assured them that all the efforts have been taken by the Assam government to rescue the ONGC employee.

The two other employees abducted by the militants were rescued by the security forces following a gunfight with the abductors in Nagaland bordering Myanmar.