Four held for abducting businessman demanding ransom in Bengaluru

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

T he Byatarayanapura police have arrested a gang of four for abducting a 32-year-old businessman for ransom.

The accused and the victims are friends having some financial dealings with them.

However the prime accused identified as Santosh came to know that the victim,Ranjith Shetty had borrowed a heavy loan and started demanding some money .

When Ranjith refused to pay, the accused abducted Ranjith few days on the pretext of getting a “supari contract to kill him and also demanded money to spare his life.

The accused later let off the victim to arrange the ransom with a warning that he would be killed if he reveal this to anyone or complaint to police.

Unable to arrange Ranjith filed a complaint with the police and the accused were arrested.