Businessman kidnapped for ransom in Manipur



Imphal: A businessman has been allegedly kidnapped at gunpoint by suspected militants from Kangla gate in the heart of the city here, official sources said on Thursday.

Shankar Lal Sahi, proprietor of Mangalam Plywood factory at Kangpokpi in Senapati district of Manipur, was abducted while he was taking a stroll at Kangla gate area near the biggest Khwairamband market complex here yesterday morning, they said.

The abductors have allegedly demanded a huge sum of money for his release, they added.

Imphal city police have registered a case in this connection. Sahi is a native of Rajasthan.

PTI