News No. 155/2011, November 20, 2011
THE eight UPDF supporters kidnapped by Santu group from the village of Naraichari in Subolong Union of Barkal Upazila on 18 November have been released, Kaler Kantho, a national Bengali daily has reported.
They were released at 11pm the same day after forcing them to sign pledges not to provide support to the UPDF.
The abductors also warned them not to participate in any UPDF programmes.
The released UPDF supporters are Kalachand Chakma, Kiron Chakma, Chitra Sen Chakma, Phuleshwar Chakma, Niroti Lal Chakma, Padma Lal Chakma, Ripon Chakma and Gyana Ranjan Chakma.