Two Bengaluru cops arrested for kidnapping man, demanding ransom

Bengaluru, Mar 23 (IANS): Two police officers in Bengaluru have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping a man and demanding Rs 40 lakhs from his family for his release, authorities said on Thursday.

The two were identified as Sub-Inspector Rangesh and head constable Harish.

The incident had taken place on March 18 and came to light now.

The two accused had caught the man red-handed while he was selling parts of a tiger, after which they took him to an isolated location.

They then demanded the man's family to pay a ransom of Rs 40 lakhs for his release.

In a complaint lodged at the Bagaluru police station in Bengaluru, the family said that he was kidnapped by the two officers.

Meanwhile, a manhunt is underway for three other accused in the case.

Police sources have said that Rangesh was close to an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP).

A probe is on to find out the involvement of other senior officers in the case.



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  • Rita, Germany

    Thu, Mar 23 2023

    Best is suspend all these Police ,send home and employ new Police .Never believe these cops.All are same.

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  • Clifford, Mangalore

    Thu, Mar 23 2023

    These guys are corrupt to the core like their masters. Such people should be weeded out along with the politicians who support them.

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  • Sampath, Mlore/Blore

    Thu, Mar 23 2023

    Beliye yeddu Hola Maidante...... If such is situation who will protection to the common man?. And an eye opener as to where are we heading towards

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  • Dinesh, Dubai

    Thu, Mar 23 2023

    Man close to ACP kidnapped..... That too by Cops !!! Demanding 40 lakhs.................I am fed up with this 40% , 40 lakhs, 8 Crores and 15lakhs........!!!!! Double Engine Karma..........!!!!

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