Joshi was kidnapped by unknown miscreants on June 2 evening from Marnoi TE in Kokrajhar district while he was visiting the Tea Estate for labor along with two other colleagues. However, kidnappers released two others, namely Manoharlal Sarma of Goalpara and Pranay Debroy of Chapar.
Police carried strong search operations after the incidents and able to arrest a cadre of BCF, who was involved with abduction. The cadre was identified as Amit Baraik and following his revealed police conducted search operation along Indo-Bhutan border areas in Kokrajhar district.
Joshi was serving manager in Amjonga TE in Goalpara district, hailed from Jharkhand, was abducted by some militant cadres of Birsa Commando Force (BCF), which has been ceasefire with government.
Joshi was released today by abductors around 3 am in the morning at Patgaon area in Kokrajhar after six days of massive search operations launched by police and security forces in the area. Joshi directly left for Guwahati after freed from Kokrajhar.
'Joshi has been released by 3 am and reached his home at Guwahati.During investigation, it has been found that some members of BCF are involved in the kidnapping', Rajen Singh, SP Kokrajhar said.Efforts are on to apprehend the other culprits involved in the Crime.