Bid to kidnap 2 children foiled, two arrested in Ludhiana

Bid to kidnap 2 children foiled, two arrested in Ludhiana

Two persons were arrested for attempting to kidnap two children of travel agent Nitish Ghai at Baba Than Singh Chowk today. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, July 31

Two persons were arrested for attempting to kidnap two children of travel agent Nitish Ghai at Baba Than Singh Chowk today.

As per information, Ghai’s wife, along with her two children, stopped at an eating joint. She parked her car on the roadside, leaving the children alone in the vehicle. Two persons suddenly came and sat in the car. The kidnappers accelerated the car but people present there cornered the vehicle. The accused were beaten up and the police were informed about the incident.

A case has been registered. Both accused are residents of Jagraon.

Additional DCP-1 Pragya Jain said the police were investigating the matter.

She said the police would also verify if the kidnappers had any monetary dispute with the travel agent Ghai, who is already facing many fraud cases.

Two held with stolen scooters

Ludhiana: The Model Town police have arrested two persons and recovered 13 mobile phones and four Activa scooters from them. Model Town SHO Inderjeet Singh said Jaswinder Verma, a resident of Hari Krishan Nagar, and Tejinder Brar of Lohara were arrested on the basis of a secret tip-off. — TNS

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