Bhubaneswar: The Twin City police today arrested six persons, including two engineering students on charges of kidnapping a student of a city-based private engineering college.
The accused have been identified as Arpit Mishra, Priya Mallik, Jyoti Prakash Mohanty, Chandan Dakua, Girish Naidu and Abhimanyu Das.
On October 5, all the accused, who were in a car abducted engineering student Anuj Jha, a resident of Jagamara area in Khandagiri and demanded ransom money for his release from their clutches. The police swung into action and started a manhunt to rescue Anuj following a written complaint lodged by his elder brother.
The accused were intercepted and nabbed by the police personnel near Phulnakhara while coming towards the city on October 5 night hours within Anuj’s abduction.