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.