Bhubaneswar, Sept 12: A Bhubaneswar-based doctor was reportedly abducted for ransom by a gang of miscreants.
The Tamando Police rescued the doctor and held four abductors including a woman in this connection.
According to the Tamando Police, a physician was called to someone’s house for treatment. However, he was kidnapped to another place and was blackmailed for a sizeable ransom after he reached the destination, specified over phone.
Being informed, the family members of the doctor lodged a complaint with the police and sought assistant of the Police to rescue him.
Acting on it, the police conducted frequent raids at various places, based on the mobile locations and arrested as many as four accused.
Rs 30,000 and a cheque worth 30 lakh were recovered from the possession of the accused. Further investigation into the case is underway, said the police.