Bhadrak, Sep 30: Four men have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a youth four months ago and seeking Rs 45 lakh as ransom at Bahudarada village under Rural police limits in Bhadrak today.
The police have also seized pistol and weapons from the accused persons.
According to sources, the victim, identified as Gajendra Singh of Bahudarda village in Bhadrak Rural police station was abducted by some miscreants on September 19. Later, the miscreants called his family members over the phone and demanded Rs 45 lakh to release him.
The victim’s family members filed a written complaint against miscreants at the police station, basing on which the police launched a probe and arrested the four.
Further investigations into the matter is underway, said a police officer.