17/2/2018 Saurabh Kumar
A Young boy stages his own abduction for making her girlfriend happy and buying gifts for her. He demanded Rs 4 lakh ransom from his family so that he could elope with his girlfriend. Police traced the accused’s mobile phone to Surajpur and rescued the youth only to find out that he had faked the abduction. His two friends were also detained for helping him.
Prashant’s father Gulveer lives in sector Ju, Greater Noida with his family. Prashants use to work in a private factory. On Thursday evening Gulveer informed police that some people had kidnapped Prashant and called him on the phone and demanded Rs 4 lakh ransom.
“The caller, his friend used Prashant’s phone. He told Gulveer that he was a resident of Firozabad and threatened him with dire consequences if the demands were not met,” said police.
As Gulveer got panicked and informed the police about the incident. SP rural Suniti took the incident seriously and created 2 teams and search was launched.
On Friday evening, they traced Prashant’s mobile phone to Surajpur. A police team reached to location area and found Prashant and his two friends at the spot.
During interrogation, Prashant told police that he was in love with a girl and wanted to marry her. “We needed money to organise the wedding. I felt my father would object to this and also refused to give me money. I roped in my friends and asked them to make a ransom call to my family”
Police said that action will be taken against the trio for faking abduction and making ransom call.