Medical student escapes from abductors in Guwahati
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Last Updated: Wednesday, July 07, 2010, 14:01
Guwahati: An abducted student of Gauhati Medical College escaped from his kidnappers and returned home here Wednesday, police said.

Kaushik Jagannath Kotoki (19), a first year medical student had been kidnapped around 3 pm by two unidentified youths yesterday. Posing as water filter cleaners they entered the house and made him unconscious by throwing a cloth wet with drug on his face when he was alone in his residence.

Kaushik rang up his home around 1.30 pm to say he had fled from his abductors who had taken him to Siliguri in Bengal by train, his father B Baruah Cancer Institute Director, Dr Amal Kotoki told reporters.

The youth was helped by a CRPF personnel to contact police who brought him here under tight security by the Kanchenjunga Express, Kotoki said.

He was received at the Guwahati railway station by his father in the presence of the waiting media. Dr Kotoki said his son appeared physically unhurt but was tense and tired.

Police investigation was on to ascertain the cause of the student's abduction.


First Published: Wednesday, July 07, 2010, 14:01

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