KOZHIKODE: The police proceed to grope at the hours of darkness three days after the discharge of T Ok Ahammed, a 53-year-old Non-Resident Keralite from Thuneri, who was allegedly kidnapped by an unidentified workforce at Mudavantheri.The kidnappers had despatched his Qatar-based brother, Ashraf, a voice message demanding a ransom of Rs 1 crore. The case stays mired in confusion regardless of Ahammed’s launch on Monday.
“The district Crime Branch (CB) has recorded the victim’s statements but there are some contradictions,” mentioned Shaj Jose, DySP, Crime Branch, Kozhikode Rural Police. “He underwent medical check-up on Tuesday. His body only had marks of hands being tied with a rope. He said the kidnapping gang comprised around five people. He was dropped off near Ramanattukara and was given `500. Later, he returned home.”