Former PLA combatant released

DAMAK: Santa Rai, one of the two former People's Liberation Army fighters those abducted from Jhapa's Damak a couple of days back, was released on Saturday.

According to coordinator of the Kochila State Committee of the People Security Committee, Prabin Misra, Rai had been released and told to go to his house in Dharampur VDC-8.

Rai, president of the youth people security committee, Jhapa, was forcibly taken away along with Sharan Rai, former section commander of the PLA on Tuesday. Sharan is yet to be released. The two had been takne to a first division cantonment in Ilam.