Pimpri, November 24, 2020: A young man was abducted by four men while he was distracted with an argument of paying the ferry rate. The kidnappers bought alcohol using his credit card and then called his brother for ransom money of Rs 25,000. The incident took place between 5 pm on November 20 and 12 pm on November 21 in the Pimpri-Chinchwad city area. Police have arrested four of the abductors.
Sikander alias Mohammad Rafiq Ismail Nadaf (32), resident of Vallabhnagar, Pimpri and originally from Nigdi, Kumar Pandagale (32), resident of Dalvinagar, Nigdi, Amit Gaikwad (25), resident of Sant Tukaramnagar, Pimpri, and Pramod alias Pappu Phulpagare (34), resident of Gandhinagar, Pimpri are the names of the arrested accused. Manish Bhagat (24), who belongs to Jharkhand was kidnapped on Friday evening by these four accused. He had lodged a complaint at Chakan police station on Saturday.
The incident came to light when Manish’s relatives contacted police on Saturdaymorning through media representatives in the city. After that, the accused were caught with the help of a technical assistant and Manish was released.