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Odisha man kidnapped on pretext of job, rescued from Bengal  

4/03/2021 at 10:54 AM

Soro, Mar 4: A man, who was allegedly kidnapped from Keshapur village under Soro police limits of Balasore district on February 28, rescued on Wednesday.  

According to reports, the Soro police rescued the victim, Tapas Mohanty from Kulatali area in West Begal’s South Chabish Pragana district. 

Mohanty, who worked as a housekeeper at a guest house in Bangalore, had returned to his native place under Soro police station in Balasore district. 

On February 27, some unknown callers invited him to Kolkata offering him a job, following which Mohanty reached Kolkata.

To his surprise, the unidentified callers to him from Kolkata to elsewhere and demanded a ransom of Rs 4 lakh from his family. However, they tortured him inhumanly and sent the visual of the incident to the police as they did not give the demanded money. 

Later, the victim’s family lodged a complaint at Soro police station in this connection. Action on the complaint, the police formed a special team and rescued Mohanty.

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