Kidnapped Businessman Rescued


Jajpur(Odisha): A businessman was rescued from his kidnappers and four persons were detained in this connection at Rathia in Jajpur district.

The Dharmasala based businessman Sribas Jena (50), who was kidnapped from Puri on Monday, was rescued by police last evening. The kidnappers had demanded a ransom of Rs two crore for his release, police said.

Sribas , a resident of Saroi village in Jajpur district, was kidnapped with his SUV from Puri and the kidnappers demanded the ransom from his family members.

Acting on a tip-off, police swung into action and zeroed in on the kidnappers. Later, Jena’s his vehicle was also recovered, the police said.