Man held captive for 3 days rescued in Amritsar

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 23:16

Amritsar: A 30-year-old man, who was held captive in chains without any food for the past three days by a landlord for not working in his fields, was on Thursday rescued by the police from a farmhouse in Dhola Kalla village of the district.
When the Police conducted a raid on the basis of a tip-off, it found that hands and legs of Kuldip Singh (30) were tied by iron chains and he was hungry for the past two days, police said.

Kuldip had taken a loan of Rs 30,000 from landlord Saroop Singh with a commitment that he would work in his agriculture field till the loan amount was paid, police said.
However, Kuldip could not report to work due to some problems in his family.

Irked over it, the accused, Saroop Singh, kidnapped Kuldip and made him hostage at his farmhouse. Saroop has been arrested.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 23:16

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