Angul (Orissa): A prominent businessman
was taken away, allegedly for ransom, in Orissa`s Angul
district, police said.
Niranjan Pradhan, President of Chendipada Truck
Owners` Association, was abducted by unidentified men when he
was out for shopping last night, police said quoting a
complaint lodged by Pradhan`s family members.
The family claimed to have received a phone call later
demanding Rs 50 lakh ransom for Pradhan`s release, police
Police were examining various possibilities including
business rivalry and love angle for the incident.