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Kidnapped son of Maha industrialist rescued from Rajgarh

Press Trust of India  |  Rajgarh (MP) 

A 16-year-old son of a Nagpur-based industrialist was rescued from his kidnappers by officials of crime branch from district of the state, the police said Monday.

Harshit Pal was kidnapped recently from Wadi near by four persons who demanded ransom of Rs one crore for his release, said station in-charge SS Chouhan.

The kidnappers took the teenager to Betul, Bina and Sironj before taking him to Pachore town in district, he said.

On a tip-off, the crime branch team intercepted a car at Mitthanpur on Mumbai-Agra national highway Saturday night and rescued the teenager, the said.

A person travelling along with Pal, identified as C J Chandran, was arrested.

Police seized five mobile phone handsets and a pistol from the car, he said.

(IG), range, told that DCP had sought help of police to trace Pal.

police were informed about the rescue.

When asked about the circumstances under which Pal was kidnapped from Wadi and other details, an said investigation is underway by

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 17:35 IST