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Delhi cops rescue two businessmen, recover ransom amount

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The rescued two who were kidnapped on Sunday and also recovered a ransom amount of Rs 25.50 lakh from the accused.

The accused, identified as Azim Khan, 31, and Kamran Khan, were arrested.

On November 6, the police received a call regarding the kidnapping of the businessmen, a senior said Thursday.

Immediately, police swung into action and several teams were constituted. A was initiated in the suspected hideouts on the base of technical surveillance and both the kidnapped persons -- natives of and Odisha-- were rescued.

The accused were arrested and Rs 25.50 lakh was recovered from them, the said.

During interrogation, the accused disclosed that they met one of the victims at a restaurant at Daryaganj and introduced themselves as wanting to invest money.

The victims got influenced and contacted the accused for a loan of Rs 200 crore, the said.

On November 4, the accused confined them at an unknown location and extorted Rs 26 lakh from them.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 22:30 IST