Skip to content Skip to navigation

Engineer abductors demand money

There is no trace of Niron Mahajan 24 hours after unidentified militant kidnapped the civil engineer from Dima Hasao district on Tuesday.

No militant outfit has so far owned up the responsibility. But the abductors are believed to have talked to his senior colleagues demanding heavy ransom for the release.

Sources told Assam Times that a team of senior Simplex Infrastructures Ltd in Kolkata has arrived in Guwahati to deal with the situation.

Security forces have been continuing combing operation in search of the engineer who kidnapped him when he travelling in a vehicle near the 73 Point.

A group of armed militants stopped it and abducted the engineer. The driver Hari Das was allowed to leave. He returned to the construction site and reported the incident.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff

Add new comment


Republish this content

More Stories

Danger looms over existence of century old oil refinery

14 Apr 2012 - 2:25pm | Daya Nath Singh
Established in 1901 Digboi oil refinery is not only India’s, but Asia’s first oil refinery, which is now losing its glory due to present marketing policy and mismanagement. According...

Is it correct to debar Satyam employess from employment

14 Jan 2009 - 8:24pm | gpnarua
Recently a few well known IT companies have decide not to hire present employees of Satyam. There are few thousand of fresh graduates who have been given appointment letters by Satyam but not yet...

Sukhoi jet crashes in Tezpur

19 May 2015 - 6:15pm | AT News
Two pilots had a narrow escape when the Sukhoi jet they were driving crashlanded in Tezpur on Tuesday. The incident took place in the morning when the Sukhoi-30 jet caught fire in the sky near...