Thursday, Jul 07, 2022

China’s Abduction Of India’s Teenager: Rahul Gandhi Takes Jibe At Centre

China’s PLA (People’s Liberation Army) has abducted a teenager Miram Taron from Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh, MP Tapir Gao of BJP had earlier announced.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. PTI

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a jibe at Centre over the abduction of a teenager from Arunachal Pradesh  by China’s PLA( People’s Liberation Army).

Taking to social media, Rahul Gandhi said just days ahead of Republic Day, a teenager has been kidnapped by China.

He said he stands in solidarity with the family of the abducted teenager. 

Rahul Gandhi also launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying: “PM’s coward silence” is his reaction on the issue. 

Earlier, a BJP Parliamentarian Tapir Gao  had claimed that China’s PLA has abducted a teenage boy from the Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Siang district.

According to Gao, 17-year-old Miram Taron of Zido village was abducted on Tuesday (January 18) by the PLA from Bishing village of Siyungla area, where China had constructed a road of 3-4 km within the Indian mainland.

"His friend escaped from PLA and reported it to the authorities. All the agencies of the Government of India are requested to step up for his early release," Gao had said.

Taron and his friend Johny Yaiying, who had escaped the PLA, are local hunters. The kidnapping took place near the site where the Tsangpo River enters India in Arunachal Pradesh, the BJP MP had told PTI.