Two kidnapped children rescued

Two kidnapped children rescued

Police arrest duo even before ransom call

Two kidnapped children rescued

 (Left) The rescued children Vaishnavi and Jitesh. Kidnapper Subramani. DH PHOTO

According to police, Vaishnavi (5) and Jitesh alias Appu (3), children of auto driver Suresh and Yashodha were playing in front of their house in B Channasandra, 3rd Cross, when they were kidnapped by Subbu alias Subramani (36) of Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu and his accomplice Venkatesh.

The men took the children to a mango grove in Ramagondanahalli, where they stayed in a relative’s house.

The duo planned to take the children to Tamil Nadu and wanted to make the ransom call to Suresh from there.

However, the Ramamurthynagar police swung into action after Yashodha lodged a complaint. The two men were found drunk when the police made a surprise raid and rescued the children.

One nabbed

Nizamuddin (26) said to be an associate of Mumbai gangster Ravi Poojari has been arrested by police in Chennai.

According to police, Nizamuddin, a resident of Tammanna Garden, and his accomplices had reportedly barged into the office of UTV Group on CMH Road in Indiranagar on July 11, 2009, brandishing a pistol and threatened the security guard and another employee.
They ordered them to ask film producer and founder chairman of UTV group Ronnie Screwala to call Ravi Poojari. They also broke computers, window panes and furniture in the office. Later, Nizamuddin went into hiding.

Acting on a tip-off, Mahadevapura police, with the help of Chennai police, raided a hotel near Marina Beach in Chennai around midnight and made the arrest.

With Nizamuddin’s arrest, one case of robbery reported in Mahadevapura police station and the UTV case has been solved, police said.

Police are now on the look-out for Suhail, Imran, Satya, Siraj and Ravi Poojari.

House burgled

Thieves struck at the house of Ramesh (39) in Jayanagar 4th ‘T’ Block on Friday and decamped with 300 gm gold jewellery and Rs 7 lakh in cash on Friday. Ramesh had locked his house and left around noon to meet a relative.

The burglary was discovered when he returned in the night. Thilaknagar police have registered a case under sections 454, 457, and 380 IPC.

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