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Youth kidnapped in Delhi rescued in UP, one arrested

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 21-year-old youth, who was allegedly kidnapped for ransom by a group of men in New Friends Colony area here, has been rescued in Uttar Pradesh, police today said.

Firoz Khan, who works as a manpower agent, was abducted on October 6 over a financial dispute between the victim's brother and a few agents who used to send people to "for jobs", police said.

After the dispute, five men came to the office of Firoz's brother, the complainant, beat him up and forcefully took him to Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh. They demanded Rs 18 lakh as ransom and threatened to kill him if the demand was not

The accused -- Sajid, Hilal, Salman, Ashlam and Rizwan -- were frequently changing their location.

Police conducted a raid late night of October 7 at the house of Rizwan at Sabdal Pur village, rescued Firoz and arrested Salman (30) in Bulandshahr.

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First Published: Fri, October 14 2016. 00:07 IST