Abducted trader rescued in Jajpur

14 Jun 2017

A businessman was rescued from his abductors and four persons were arrested in this connection at Rathia in Jajpur district, police said today. The Dharmasala based businessman Sribas Jena (50), who was abducted from Puri on Monday, was rescued by police last evening. The abductors had demanded a ransom of Rs two crore for his release, they said. Jena, a resident of Saroi village in Jajpur district, was was kidnapped with his SUV in Puri and the abductors demanded the ransom money from his family members. Acting on a tip-off, police swung into action and zeroed in on the abductors. Later, Jena s vehicle was also recovered, they said.