Medical student escapes from abductors in Guwahati

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 7, 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.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - 14:01
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