Body of American citizen John Chau "killed by Sentinelese tribe" missing
Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Crime

Body of American citizen John Chau “killed by Sentinelese tribe” missing

Soon after the death of American citizen John Allen Chau’s death surfaced, the police have come up with new information with regards to the case. They have said that his body remains to be recovered.

John Allen Chau was allegedly killed by the Sentinelese tribe of South Andaman. The tourist was shot with arrows by the members of the tribe on his adventure trip to the Andaman Islands.

The seven fishermen who facilitated the American’s trip have been arrested and were booked under the Protection of Aboriginal Tribes act and sections of the IPC(Indian Penal Code).

John Allen Chau’s mother had established a contact regarding her son’s visit with the US Consulate General on Monday. A missing report was registered, further enquiry revealed that her son had been killed by the Sentinelese tribe in a restricted area.

The police said that fishermen had taken a sum of Rs 25,000 in order to take him to the island. The seven people who helped John reach the island include his friend Alexander, five fishermen named, Saw Taray, Saw Watson, Saw Jampo, Saw Molian, M Bhumi and a water sports help Saw Remmis.

Chau’s family earlier shared the news on his Instagram page

 

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On November 14, late evening, John along with seven others began the adventure journey. On November 15, John solely went to the shore in a kayak. 2 days later, the fishermen found a dead body buried there.
After knowing the situation, Alexander informed one of John’s friend who then passed on the information to his mother.

The American national had entered the island with the intention of preaching Christianity to the uncontacted tribe of North Sentinel Island.

 

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