Kolkata student kidnapped, ransome demanded from family

Kolkata, Aug 23 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS): A student of class X from south Kolkata was kidnapped on Sunday and a ransom of about Rs 15 lakh has been demanded from his family.

The student, Surajit Roy, is a resident of Behala and had been missing since Sunday after his friend Sheikh Rajan called him out from his home.

Calls demanding a  huge ransom of Rs 15 lakh started coming from Monday from an unidentified mobile number, the family said.

Surajit is a student of Orient Day School on  James Long Sarani in Behala area.

Police said, “We have taken Suarajit’s friend Sheikh Rajan into custody for interrogation.”

A search for a middleman to negotiate the situation and the attempt to track the mobile number is going on simultaneously, reports said.

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