Butterfly enthusiast abducted!
STOP PRESS! This just in via ButterflyIndia email group.
The Telegraph (newspaper)
Guwahati/Itanagar, May 13: Suspected militants of the National Democratic Front of Boroland abducted an Indian Forest Service official of the Maharashtra cadre, V.S. Bardekar, from Daimara village in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, last night. (This is close to Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary).
Bardekar, a cadre of the 1984 batch, who was posted at Pune as the joint director (administration) , directorate of social forestry, Maharashtra, was on a private visit when he was abducted. Security forces have launched an operation to rescue him.
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We pray for the speedy and safe return of the official.
Thanks to Niranjan Bhagobaty for alerting the community.