Tezpur: China has handed over five men to India, who went missing from villages near the border, the army said.
The handover took place at Wacha near Kibithu area in Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday.
Individuals will now be quarantined for 14 days as per COVID-19 protocol and will thereafter be handed over to their family members, said PRO Defence, Tezpur.
Indian Army took over all five individuals (missing from Arunachal Pradesh) at Kibitu today after completing all formalities. Individuals will now be quarantined for 14 days as per COVID-19 protocol and will thereafter be handed over to their family members: PRO Defence, Tezpur https://t.co/4mI5xpxAiu
— ANI (@ANI) September 12, 2020
The incident of these 5 missing men came to light when two members from the group, who went hunting in the jungle, returned home and informed the families that they were whisked away by the Chinese troops from Sera-7, an Army patrol zone located about 12 km further north of Nacho.