Quippo Kidnap Case: Assam CM urges ULFA-I to release the two employees on humanitarian grounds


GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday urged the United Liberation Front of Assam-Independent (ULFA-I) chief Paresh Baruah to immediately release the two abducted Quippo employees on humanitarian grounds. The Chief Minister also stated that the Assam Government is open for talks with ULFA-I and any issue can be resolved through talks.

“Doors are always open. Any issues can be resolved with talks. So I am saying that for any issue the Government is ready to talk with the ULFA-I,” said Sarbananda Sonowal.

Earlier, on Sunday, through a phone call, ULFA-I chief Paresh Baruah informed News Live chief managing editor Syed Zarir Hussain that they have halted their plans of ‘Charam Sasti'(strong action) to the two abducted employees after talks between the ULFA-I and the Assam government.

It is to be mentioned that ULFA (I) had abducted radio operator Ram Kumar and drilling superintendent Pranab Kumar Gogoi from the company’s drilling site in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh on 21 December last year.