Abducted assistant station master set free in Jharkhand

The assistant station master of Keteki railway station in Latehar district was let off on Sunday by a gang of four criminals.

Last Updated: Feb 20, 2011, 21:56 PM IST

The assistant
station master of Keteki railway station in Latehar district
was let off on Sunday by a gang of four criminals, police
said.

"The gang of four criminals freed assistant station
master Ajay Kumar Ekka following intensive combing operation
launched by the CRPF, the Railway Protection Force and the
district police", the Deputy Superintendent of Police of
Latehar`s Barwadih area, Ashwini Kumar, told newsmen.

Stating that Ekka was kidnapped for ransom, Kumar said
the security men searched the forests bordering Palamau and
Latehar districts and secured Ekka unharmed, after he was
abducted him in the wee hours on Saturday.

PTI