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Doctor, aide kidnapped for ransom of Rs 25 cr, rescued from UP's Etah

A doctor and his compounder, kidnapped last week for ransom, have been rescued from Uttar Pradesh's Etah district today, police said.



New Delhi: A doctor and his compounder, kidnapped last week for ransom, have been rescued from Uttar Pradesh's Etah district today, police said.

Vinod Verma and his compounder Ajay had gone missing on September 12 from southeast Delhi's Jaitpur area.

After a ransom call demanding Rs 25 crore was received, a team comprising officers from the special cell and southeast district was made tolook for the doctor, a senior police officer said.

The team conducted a raid today at a location at Etah district in UP and rescued the doctor and his compounder, he said.

An inter-state gang of kidnappers was involved in the incident and few of them have been arrested, the officer said, adding, efforts are on to nab the remaining abductors.

Verma, who stays in Faridabad with his family, has a clinic in Jaitpur area.

From Zee News

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