Boy Kidnapped and Rescued in a Day

Boy Kidnapped and Rescued in a Day

Submitted by Newseditor on Mon, 2015-12-28 20:34 Bengaluru: In a swift action, the Bengaluru city police rescued a 17- year-old college student from the abductors from a eucalyptus grove at Kodihalli in the outskirts of city, where he was tied and kept. The boy had been kidnapped from the vicinity of his college on Monday morning. Deputy Commissioner of Police (North-East division) Vikas Kumar Vikas said that the abducted boy has been identified as Vydyanath, studying PUC at Nagarjuna College in Ramagondanahalli. He was abducted by a gang, which came in a car, while he was on the way to college at around 7.20 am on Monday. His friend Nithish, who was with victim at the time of abduction rushed to the Yelahanka New Town police station and filed a complaint in this regard. According to Nithin, he and his friend were on their way to college on a two-wheeler when they were waylaid by the strangers in a car at Harohalli tank bund. The strangers punched the victim on his eyes, and nose and then kidnapped him. They also took away the two-wheeler and his mobile phone. “During the investigation, we got the mobile number of an accused from a car rental office from where the vehicle was hired. On the basis of tower location, we immediately tracked the vehicle near Hesaraghatta Bus Stand and nabbed the person. He led us to the scene of crime at about 1.30pm from where Vydyanath was rescued. His his hands and legs were tied,” Vikas Kumar Vikas said. He added that necessary treatment had been given to the victim and a case was booked at Yelahanka New Town Police Station for Kidnapping for the purpose of Ransom and Robbery and efforts are being made to trace the rest of the accused.