New Delhi: In a recent shocking case of kidnapping where four men including two fake police men abducted a property dealer and demanded a ransom of Rs 25 lakh in outer Delhi, police informed on Wednesday.
The property dealer Ram Pratap aged 46, who runs a property dealing business in Rohini area, was abducted on the intervening night of August 12-13 and later released when the ransom was paid, police said.
The case has been registered under various IPC Sections including charges of kidnapping and extortion at Vijay Vihar police station after property dealer filed a complaint.
Police informed that the incident held when Pratap was coming back to home from his office at sector 3 of Rohini in late hours on August 12, when two men in police uniform stopped his car. The duo along with two other men took control of his car and drove it to their hideout after blindfolding the property dealer, police said.
He was beaten up and threatened to pay ransom which forced him to disclose that Rs 25 lakh were kept at his house in Buddh Vihar, Phase I, police said.
Later, a man went to the victim’s house and collected Rs 25 lakh from his son. The kidnappers also snatched Rs one lakh he was carrying with himself.
Pratap was threatened and beaten again and asked to pay an additional Rs 25 lakh by the kidnappers.
After he denied having the money, he was taken to one of his friend’s house in Sultanpuri but he again expressed his inability to give the money, police aid.
Finally, the kidnappers freed him in Sector 24 of Rohini with a warning to pay the amount, failing which they will get his children killed, police added.