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SSB jawan arrested for abducting businessmen in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Bahraich (UP) 

A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) jawan, who abducted two businessmen, has been arrested by the police, an officer said on Monday.

"SSB jawan Rajesh Kumar, posted at SSB Battallion in Mohanlalganj, Lucknow was arrested on Sunday. He, along with three others, abducted two businessmen from a roadside eatery in Motipur on late Saturday night," Superintendent of Police Gaurav Grover said.

Kumar allegedly beat up the businessmen after holding them hostage.

Later, a police team rescued them and arrested Kumar. His three associates are on the run.

A probe is on into the matter, the police said.

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First Published: Mon, February 10 2020. 12:18 IST