Kirti Monk 'Disappears' After Arrest in Ngaba - Tibet
Sunday, July 29 2012 @ 10:38 am BST
A monk at Kirti Monastery in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) Prefecture, Sichuan Province has 'disappeared' since his arbitrary arrest last month.
Lobsang Tsering, aged 21, was arrested on 26 June 2012 at his monastery by the Public Security Bureau personnel from Ngaba Prefecture.
Since his arrest, Lobsang's family and relatives have approached relevant security offices in the region enquiring about his whereabouts and condition but to no avail.
It is not known on what charges Lobsang Tsering was arrested and where he is being held and in what condition.
Lobsang Tsering joined Kirti Monastery at a young age and had lived at the monastery until his sudden arrest.
Lobsang Tsering, son of father Tashi Tsering and mother Chungo, of Lhaso Tsang household, was from Bato village, Lota Township in lower part of Ngaba County.