Sundargarh, Sep 16: The Town police today arrested seven persons for allegedly kidnapping a youth in Subalaya area in the district.
The police have also seized a car, mobile phones, motorcycle and Rs 2.15 lakh cash.
According to police, the youth had taken Rs 3 lakh from a person promising him to give a ‘Hanuman Coin’. Later, he was allegedly kidnapped by seven persons as he failed to give the mysterious coin.
A complaint was filed in this connection, basing on which the police had launched a probe and arrested seven persons from various places.
During the investigation, it was also learnt that the youth was kidnapped over ‘Hanuman Coin’.
The police have also registered a cheating case and arrested, three persons, who had promised to give the coin.