KG Halli police rescued kidnapped youth within 7 hours, arrest four:
In a swift action,the East Division police cracked kidnap case and rescued 22 year old student and arrested a gang of four within seven hours who abducted the youth demanding ransom of two Crore rupees from his father.
The accused have been identified as Abdul Fahad,Zabiulla,Korewel Salman,Thufeeq, Goutham,Kiran and Thouheed Pasha.
The accused kidnapped the youth in an car which they have purchased from OLX to kidnap and become Rich but are now Cooling their heels in jail.
Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant told media persons,that a abduction complaint was registered in KG Halli Police station by the victim father Meer Arifulla owner of a nursing college in the city who stated in his complaint that his son went in the afternoon from his shop in HBR layout and was kidnapped by some miscreants while he was returning from juice shop his friend who was with him noticed and informed me.
The accused even assaulted Naveed,a passers-by when he tried to rescue Arafath from the abductors.
After two hours of Kidnap,the accused called Arifulla informing about the kidnap and demanded ransom of Rs two crore.The accused warned Arifulla that he is under watch and threatened to kill Arafath by cutting his hands and legs if police were informed he stated in his complaint.
Based on the complaint,five special team were formed led by Dr SD Sharanappa,DCP,East Division under the leadership of ACP, Banaswadi Sub-Division Ningappa B Sakkri PIS,and crime staff swung into action.
The team visited the crime spot from where the victim Rabeez Arafath,studying MS in US and son of Meer Arifulla,owner of a nursing college in the city was abducted from a shop near his house in HBR layout.
The police team obtained the CCTV footage and analyzed the call record details before locating abondoned shed where the victim was kept.
After getting vital clue about the youth the police team swung into action and in the guise of labourers went in a tractor near the shed and surrounded the area before swooping down and rescued Arafath and arrested all the accused .
After rescuing Arfath safely all the accused were apprehended and taken to station for questioning during questioning the accused confessed the crime and revealed that they were well known about the Arafath since the family is well known and rich in the area and could afford hefty ransom so they decided to kidnap him to become rich in short time.
The accused said they followed the victim movements from past 1 week and when the team saw the victim alone as he went to have juice on Thursday afternoon on the pretext of questioning him over teasing a girl they kidnapped him.
The accused had chose the place since strategically it is located in isolated place and have many escape routes in case of any eventuality.
The accused had even planned to kill within few hours if thier demands were not met but a swift action and tremendous and exemplary investigation by the team has saved the life of innocent and rescued him safely.
A detailed investigation by the team it has revealed that the accused are employees of private firm and have huge loans.One of the accused had borrowed loan for his sisters marriage and unable to repay.Among the accused Fahad had been booked in a kidnap case after he eloped with a girl in 2018 and the case is still going on.
A case has been registered in KG Halli Police Station and further investigation is on.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan DCP East,Dr SD Sharanappa,ACP Banaswadi Sub-Division,Ningappa B Sakkri,PIs,as,Santhosh Kumar L,Melwin Francis,Vasanth Kumar,Sathish,and Kiran Kumar,and whole crime staff who were part of rescue operation who has done a exemplary and Excellent ground work and with technical investigation they rescued the youth within 7 hours safety Appreciating a good investigation,cash reward of Rs 40,000 announced to the team by Kamal Pant, Commissioner of police.