NORTH LAKHIMPUR, May 2 - Basat Nayak, a youth leader of Harmutty Tea Estate in Lakhimpur district, was rescued by the police from the abductors on Sunday night.
Nayak was abducted at Nirjuli in Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday and the abductors demanded Rs 3 lakh as ransom from his family. They also held hostage one person named Kamal who went to negotiate with the abductors.
As the news of Nayak�s abduction reached Harmutty, thousands of people marched to Arunachal border demanding his release. The Lakhimpur police also intimated their counterparts in Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh.
Late on Sunday night, the Arunachal police rescued Nayak and Kamal from the Nirjuli bridge and arrested one of the abductors.