Abducted headmaster freed under police pressure
A headmaster of a school in Latehar, who was abducted by unknown men in Palamau, was set free by his kidnappers.
Medininagar: A headmaster of
a school in Latehar, who was abducted on Thursday by unknown
men in Palamau, was on Saturday set free by his kidnappers, a senior
police official said.
"After the police got information about his
kidnapping, raids continued for the last two days, forcing
abductors to set him free," Latehar Superintendent of Police
Kranti Kumar told a news agency over phone.
Carlos Toppo, the headmaster of Sildag Middle School
in the neighbouring Latehar, was going somewhere by
motor-cycle when unidentified men abducted him on Thursday,
and had called up his wife to demand five lakh rupees for his
He was sighted on the borders of Latehar and Palamau,
the police said.