Congress MLA from Arunachal Pradesh Ninong Ering has claimed that five people have been abducted by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) amid the escalating border tension between China in eastern Ladakh.
Ninong Ering also said that the five people had gone for fishing when they were abducted by the Chinese Army.
According to reports, the five people identified as Tanu Bakar, Prasat Ringling, Ngaru Diri, Dongtu Ebiya, and Toch Singkam — have reportedly been abducted from Sera 7 area under Upper Subansiri district along the India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh.
Speaking to India Today TV, Ninong Ering said the Chinese Army has started incursions in Arunachal Pradesh after Ladakh and Doklam. The Congress lawmaker also claimed that the Chinese have crossed the LAC.
“The Chinese have again started playing nuisance. Just like in Ladakh and Doklam, they [Chinese Army] have started incursions in Arunachal Pradesh. It is proved that they have entered our [side of] LAC,” he said, claiming it was the second time that the Chinese Army has abducted people from India.
“It is very unfortunate that this is the second time this has happened,” Ninong Ering told India Today TV.
On Saturday, the Congress lawmaker from Pasighat West had tweeted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Pema Khandu, raising alarm about Chinese incursions into Arunachal Pradesh.
The post also named the five people who have allegedly been abducted by PLA.
Earlier on Friday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had met with his Chinese counterpart General Wei Fenghe in Moscow, in a first major political meeting between India and China since the deadly Galwan Valley clash in June that killed 20 Indian and an unspecified number of Chinese troops.