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9 abduction incidents since 2011: Mizoram Home Minister

PTI 17 Nov 2014, 12:28:49 PM IST

Aizawl: There have been nine incidents of abduction in Mizoram since 2011 till date; state Home Minister R Lalzirliana informed the Legislature today.  In a written reply to Lalruatkima of the opposition Mizo National Front (MNF), Lalzirliana said that except for a single case of kidnapping at Mizoram-Assam border Kolasib district, all the abductions took place in the Mizoram-Bangladesh-Tripura border Mamit district and a total number of 36 people were kidnapped.

He said that ten abductors had been apprehended by the police comprising eight members of the Bru Democratic Front of Mizoram (BDFM) and National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT).

The highest number of abduction occurred during 2014-2015 when 15 people were kidnapped in three incidents, he added.