Trader kidnapped from MP found in Bihar, 3 abductors arrested

A trader kidnapped from the neighbouring state of Madhya Pradesh more than a month ago was on Saturday rescued here and his three abductors were arrested, police said.

Senior Superintendent of Police, Muzaffarpur, Harpreet Kaur said Sant Bahadur alias Lala, a resident of Sidhi district, was rescued during a raid conducted in Baruraj police station area of the district.

He was kidnapped on July 23 last and a tip-off had been received that the abductors had kept him at a hideout here, Kaur said adding that three of his abductors were also arrested from the spot.

The arrested accused include Ankit Sharma and Ajit Singh, both residents of Nawada district, and Baruraj resident Shehlan Raza at whose house the abducted trader was kept, the SSP said.

Some firearms, ammunition and fake police uniforms have also been seized from the spot, she said.

Further investigations were on.

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