Pune builder kidnapped for Rs 5 crores ransom

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Pune – A 42-year-old builder was allegedly kidnapped for ransom of Rs 5 crores from the riverside in Deccan area in broad daylight on Friday.

The builder managed to escape and lodged FIR with Deccan Gymkhana police station around midnight. There are four accused including a woman in the case, police said.

In his FIR, the builder said that he was called to the spot for showing papers of property in Sadashiv Peth, for development. However when he reached the spot accused threatened him with a pistol and demanded ransom of Rs 5 crore. He was also administered some injection following which he became unconscious. His employees had tried to rescue him but in vain. They were taken away in a van.

Police Inspector (crime) Arun Avhad is further investigating the case.