Apprehended Chinese Soldier Not To Be Released In Next Few Days: Sources
New Delhi: The Chinese soldier apprehended on Monday by Indian Army in Demchok, eastern Ladakh, will not be released ”for the next few days”.
Corporal Wang Ya Long, of People’s Liberation Army (PLA), is being interrogated by China experts before being handed back to Chinese army, NDTV reported quoting sources.
Indian army had said on Monday that the soldier — who had strayed across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) — would be returned “as per established protocol after following due procedure”.
A Chinese officer remarked that the soldier “got lost while helping local herdsmen retrieve a yak”.