Six among two BPO employees arrested, abducted BCA student rescued safely by police


The Annapoorneshwari Nagar police have arrested a gang of six including two BPO employees,a cab driver and three students who abducted a BCA student for ransom on Saturday.

The victim,Abhishek,19,a BCA student in a private college and also working in a real estate agency as part time .  

Senior officer told media persons,Abhishek used to get the cash belonging to his office and the car to the college,which gave the idea to his classmates to abduct him and extort ransom.

As per the plan,the accused wearing masks, abducted Abhishek near BDA complex in Annapoorneshwari Nagar in his own car and drove off on Tumkur road and reached Devanahalli via Dabaspete.  

During investigation it was found that the accused even robbed cash Rs 50,000 which belonging to the office and Rs 20,000 which he had brought to pay college fee. 

The accused brought a E stamp paper stating that Abhishek had borrowed Rs.10 lakh loan from them promised to return in three months and forced him to sign the paper .

The accused called Abhishek father stating that Abhishek was in their custody for not paying the loan he borrowed an demanded Rs.1 lakh for his release. 

After negotiation father of Abhishek transferred Rs.45,000 to Abhishek account which the accused withdrew from near-by ATMs. 

The remaining amount the accused had asked the father to make PAYTM to a roadside shop  employee which they had taken from him.

After getting the money,the accused dropped Abhishek back near his house and returned the car and escaped.  

The accused also warned Abhishek not to inform police but the family approached the police and filed a complaint.

Based on a complaint,the Annapoorneshwari Nagar police inspector,Lohith and his crime staff swung into action and arrested six among 2 BPO employees,a cab driver and three classmates who hatched a plan of kidnapping.

The Annapoorneshwari Nagar police recovered mobile phone e stamp paper and Rs.30,000 from them.

There are others involved in the crime and efforts are on to track them down, special team are on job and further investigation is on.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP West,Soumendhu Mukherjee,DCP West,Dr Sanjeev M Patil,ACP, Kodandarama and PI,Lohith and his whole team who has successfully nabbed all the six and for the meticulous investigation done by the team a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.