Gang kidnaps bizman at Anna Nagar

By Nivedhika Krishnan Published on Jul 31, 2018 01:35 PM IST

Chennai: Four persons were arrested in connection with the kidnap of a businessman at Anna Nagar here last night.

Police said that Pramod, an engineer, owns a software company at C Block. On Monday, two men threatened Pramod at a knife point and kidnapped him in his own four-wheeler around 10 pm. He was picked up forcefully from his garage.

The duo was joined by two other men near Padi bridge. “The four had repeatedly assaulted Pramod and demanded a huge sum from him as ransom,” police said.

When the vehicle reached Ambattur, Pramod jumped out of it. Unfortunately, he fell on a moving two-wheeler and hit a compound wall.

Meanwhile, the driver lost control of the four-wheeler, but somehow managed to bring it to halt. Sensing something wrong, onlookers gathered at the spot and nabbed one Francis, 25, while three others managed to flee.

Ambattur police rushed to the spot and conducted invetsigation with Francis before apprehending three of his accomplices. The trio was later identified as Prabhakaran, Janakiraman and Imran. All the four are residents of Otteri.

A case was registered with Anna Nagar police station and further investigations are on.