From our Correspondent
DIGBOI, September 29: While reports of child-lifting along the Assam-Aruchal border area of Bordumsa abound, three childere from No 1 Mungong pather village of Pengaree in Tinsukia district were rescued from Goju village in Bordumsa in Aruchal Pradesh. This has raised several questions on the security of minor students in the entire Pengaree-Bordumsa belt.
According to local sources, the children identified as Raj Tamang (13), son of Maitey Tamang, Dhunu Tamang (13), son of Ashok Tamang and Shivth Bhatra (11), son of Muklung Bhatra, all belonging to No 1 Mungong pather under Pengaree Police Station had gone to the nearby primary school and did not return till late evening which caused sensation among the local populace and the parents.
Meanwhile, suspecting the case to be an act of kidpping, the local people almost resorted to violence.
In the meantime, mysteriously the children were seen walking along the road in Goju village around 20 kilometers away from Pengaree in the darkness when a local resident, Jowjanong Singpho, an employee of the Health Department of Bordumsa approached the children and sensing something fishing, contacted his relatives in Mungongpather who confirmed that the children were missing. Singpho immediately informed the Pengaree police.
The police thus, rescued the children and handed them over to their parents. Singpho’s timely initiative helped tide over the situation developing fast in Pengaree as a result of the children gone missing.