Man abducted, rescued in 45 minutes

In a swift action, the Jnanabharathi police on Wednesday rescued a person within 45 minutes of his abduction.

According to police, Ramesh, a director of a private company was abducted by three persons in Jnanaganga Nagar near Kengeri. The police also arrested Shivakumar, one of the abductors, while his two accomplices are at large.

Police said that around 8 pm, Shivakumar and his two friends came near Ramesh’s office and asked the latter to come out for a discussion on a proposal.

Even as they were talking, the trio bundled Ramesh into a car and drove away. The security guard who noticed this incident, informed the office staff, who in turn alerted the police. The police tracked the mobile phone of Ramesh and traced his location to Gollarahatti. A team of policemen were sent to the spot who managed to rescue Ramesh.

He is being questioned to know his relationship with the suspects, police added.

BMTC bus runs over biker

A 25-year-old man was run over by a BMTC bus after his motorcycle skidded off the road near BEL-Jalahalli Circle on Wednesday morning.

Ranganath, a resident of Kammanahalli, was riding to his workplace in Vidyaranyapura when he lost control over the bike and it skidded off near the BEL-Jalahalli Circle around 6 am. A BMTC bus moving behind ran him over, killing him on the spot, the Jalahalli traffic police said.

Passersby called the police who arrived at the spot and took him to a hospital. But he was declared brought dead. The police seized the bus and arrested its driver, who was identified as Nagesh.

The bus was hired by a private company to ferry its employees.

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