Tura, Oct 31: After hours in captivity, a school teacher Sundaybirth Ch Marak, who was kidnapped by armed men was able to escape his captors and flee to safety.
Marak was kidnapped from his house in Kakhija in South Garo Hills this morning at about 12:30 am by a group of unknown criminals before he was able to make his escape this afternoon.
“He shook off his captors and made his way to the Sibbari outpost. He also gave us the location of where he was taken and we have launched an operation based on his inputs,” said district police chief, Abraham T Sangma.
The teacher is currently in Sibbari outpost where he reached after escaping his captors.
“We have taken him for a medical after his escape. We believe the case to be the handiwork of local criminals and are trying to nab them,” added Abraham.