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Government teacher kidnapped in Palamau

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012 - 23:11

Medininagar : A government school teacher was kidnapped by unknown armed men, having claimed to be Maoists, in Palamau district`s Gaveiah village, police said on Monday.

52-year-old Gouri Shankar Ram of Manatu Middle School was watching a cricket match on television last night when four armed men barged into his house and took him away, they said.

His wife Kaushalia Devi informed the police after she got a phone call from the abductors, who introduced themselves as Maoists, and demanded Rs 20 lakh for his release.

First Published: Monday, September 24, 2012 - 23:11
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