Trader rescued from abductors, 2 held: Police

A trader of electronics goods, who was abducted by two men, including one of his former employees, was rescued today from Nilothi Extension in outer Delhi, the police said.

S Gupta (28) was abducted on December 9 when he was on his way to his showroom at Paschim Vihar.

The abductors had demanded a ransom of Rs 5 crore from Gupta's family members. Subsequently, the father of the trader had approached the police and a case was registered.

The police went to around 250 houses in the locality with Gupta's photographs, said M N Tiwari, Deputy Commissioner of Police (outer Delhi).

"An information was received about a suspicious car at Nilothi Extension. A raid was conducted and the victim was successfully rescued from the two men -- Manish (23) and Satnam Singh (44) -- who were arrested," the DCP said.

During interrogation, Manish told the police that he used to work at Gupta's Karol Bagh godown years ago.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Business Standard is now on Telegram.
For insightful reports and views on business, markets, politics and other issues, subscribe to our official Telegram channel