The son of abducted Lucknow jeweller Kishorilal Soni, Vikas Soni has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj urging for an impartial probe by higher officials in the case.
Kishorilal, a 65-year-old jeweller, was abducted on September 28 from Lucknow while he was returning from his shop. He was taken to Nepal and is currently under police custody.
After a CCTV footage of the incident, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Lucknow confirmed the news and said that a case was registered on September 28 under section 364 of IPC (Kidnapping or abducting in order to murder) in Madiyava Police Station.
Lucknow: Copy of the FIR that has been lodged at Madiyava police station in connection with the 28th September abduction of jeweller Kishorilal Soni who is in Nepal police's custody now. pic.twitter.com/zxqeLPCMe5
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The victim's family received calls from Nepal stating that he was being placed under police custody.
Informing more about the case, the SSP said that in 2004, his daughter was married in Nepal and same year there was a theft reported at Nepal's Newdeep Jewellers.
The Nepal Police said that the man has been taken into custody in connection with the case.
The SSP confirmed that Nepal Embassy has been contacted for the same and a detailed investigation is underway.