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Abducted ARSS CMD rescued from AP, 7 arrested

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 21:21

Bhubaneswar: Chairman of a leading construction company ARSS Infra Project Ltd, who was abducted from an Odisha guest house last night was rescued from Visakhapatnam on Saturday, police said.

Subhas Agarwal and his brother were abducted at gun point by miscreants from a guest house in Kolathia at 11 pm yesterday.

"So far we have arrested seven persons in connection to the case. While four persons were arrested in Ganjam district, three others have been nabbed from Andhra," Singh said.

Agarwal was rescued from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh today, deputy commissioner of police (DCP) Nitinjit Singh said.

"They manhandled me inside the car and demanded money in exchange of my freedom," Agarwal told reporters after being rescued.

Police suspect that a dispute over payment with a sub-contractor could be the motive behind the crime.


First Published: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 21:17

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