Ranchi: The vehicle of Yogesh Kislay, press advisor of Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, was hijacked in Ranchi capital city on Wednesday night, police said on Thursday.
Four unidentified goons forced the driver to stop the car round 8.30 p.m. on Wednesday, forcibly got into it and drove away.
The driver was allegedly beaten up and dropped near Ghagra river, police said. The assailants drove the stolen car towards Jamshedpur national highway, and vanished.
The vehicle has not been traced since then.
Police interrogated the driver of the vehicle. He said the assailants said that they had demanded a ransom of Rs 1 crore which was not paid.
However, Kislay has denied any ransom demand was made on him.