Hyderabad police intensify search for kidnapped d
Hyderabad: A special team of Hyderabad police Wednesday intensified their search for a doctor who was allegedly kidnapped for ransom.
Police traced the mobile phone of Harsha Reddy, a radiologist at Yashoda Hospital, in neighbouring Nalgonda district. The police suspect the kidnappers threw the doctor`s mobile phone at Durajpalli and it was recovered from a villager who had picked it up from the roadside.
Following the recovery of the phone, the police intensified checking along the Hyderabad-Suryapet highway in Nalgonda district.
Harsha Reddy, 31, had left Yashoda Hospital, located in the Malakpet area of the city, Monday evening and has since been untraceable. He had told his friends that he was going for a long drive. When he did not return home, his friends alerted the hospital and the police.
The doctor`s parents in Vijayawada received a call on their landline phone Tuesday evening with the caller demanding Rs.40 lakh as ransom.
Harsha Reddy`s parents lodged a complaint of kidnapping with the Chaderghat police station in Hyderabad Wednesday.
A police officer said they have constituted four special teams to trace the doctor. The investigating officers are also analyzing the CCTV footage of Harsha Reddy leaving the hospital Monday evening.
The doctor was staying with his friend in a flat near the hospital. His wife is a student of Manipal Medical College in Karnataka.
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