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AP government appeals to Assam admistration for safe release of abducted engineer

PTI 23 Jun 2014, 7:48:36 AM IST
Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday appealed to the Assam administration to ensure safe release of an engineer from the state, who was allegedly kidnapped in Andhra Pradesh by a group of militants.

On the directions of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, state Chief Secretary IYR Krishna Rao spoke to the Chief Secretary and also DGP of Assam and requested them to take steps for the safe and early release of the engineer, a statement said.

Naga Malleshwara Rao, who works for a private company in Assam, hails from Chimakurthy in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh.

He was kidnapped in Assam by suspected Bodo militants on June 17, it said.