Two Bengaluru residents arrested for kidnapping Kerala businessman

Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-07-25 17:36 Kasaragod: The Karnataka police have arrested two persons from Bengaluru on the charge of abducting a Kerala businessman. The accused have been identified as Tahir Husain, 28, and Abdul Kareem, 24, both residents of Yelahanka, Bengaluru. The duo, along with their accomplices, had abducted Abubaker Siddiqui, a businessman, who was on his way to his native in Kerala, on July 13. On arriving at Bengaluru's KIA airport from Dubai, Siddiqui along with Basheer, Mohammed and Abdul Rafeeq proceeded towards Kerala via Mysuru in their friend Ibrahim's car. During their journey, the gang comprising Tahir, Abdul and others waylaid Siddiqui's car and threatened them with lethal weapons. They forced others to alight from the car and abducted Siddiqui. When they could not find any cash or gold on Siddiqui, they dumped him 20 kilometers away from the kidnap point and sped away, the police said. The police are investigating the case.