Chinese Soldier Apprehended On Indian Side Of LAC In Ladakh

New Delhi: A Chinese soldier, who had crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC) near the south of Pangong Tsoin eastern Ladakh, was apprehended by the Indian Army in the early hours of Friday. The Army said that the Chinese soldier is being dealt with laid down protocols.

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“During early hours of 08 January, 21, a Chinese soldier was apprehended on the Indian side of the LAC, in Ladakh, in area South of Pangong Tso lake. The PLA soldier had transgressed across the LAC and was taken into custody by Indian troops deployed in this area,” The Indian Express (TIE) quoted from a statement released by the Indian Army.

“Troops from either side are deployed along the LAC since friction erupted last year due to unprecedented mobilisation and forward concentration by Chinese troops. The PLA soldier is being dealt with as per laid down procedures and circumstances under which he had crossed the LAC are being investigated. Further details are awaited,” the Army stated, added the report.

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