Kidnap drama: Teenager returns home

Abductors left me near Old Madras Road, Umrez tells City police

Kidnap drama: Teenager returns home

A Policeman bringing Umrez Khan to Police Commissioner’s Office in Bangalore on Saturday. DH Photo

City Police Commissioner, Shankar Bidari told mediapersons that Umrez, son of a fruit merchant, Aziz Khan, arrived in the morning at his HSR Layout residence much to the surprise of his family members and police.

A second PUC student of Baldwin College, Umrez told the police and his family members that on July 23, he had left for the college in the morning on his two-wheeler.

 On the way he was waylaid by three persons in a Maruti-800 car at HSR Layout Sector-5. They bundled him in the car and dumped his vehicle nearby.

Umrez told the police that the kidnappers tied his eyes with a ribbon and accused him of teasing girls. They took him to an unknown place where they told him that his father had not payed them the money demanded.

They had made a telephone call to his (Umrez) residence demanding a ransom of Rs 25 lakh for his return.

On Saturday morning, the abductors left me near Old Madras road and gave Rs 100 to go home, Umrez told the police adding that he hired an autorickshaw to come home. The police said that money was not paid to the kidnappers.

Pressure tactics

Shankar Bidari claimed that the pressure, police had built compelled the kidnappers to free Umrez and soon the police would crack the entire case with the arrest of the kidnappers. “We are close to the kidnappers and very soon, we will catch the persons behind the kidnap”, said Bidari.

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