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- A Leading Seaman Of The Indian Navy Was Allegedly Abducted From Chennai And Set Afire At Gholwad In Palghar District Of Maharashtra.
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The Navy officer Suraj told the police about his abduction after he regained consciousness. He died in Mumbai on Saturday.
Kidnappers burnt alive in Chennai by the Kidnappers in Palghar district of Maharashtra. The badly scorched naval died on Saturday. Investigation has revealed that a ransom of Rs 10 lakh was sought in lieu of leaving them. The Palghar police have registered a case of kidnapping and murder against unknown miscreants.
Was abducted on 30 January
SP Dattatray Shinde of Palghar said that 27 year old Navy cellar Suraj Kumar Dubey was from Ranchi, Jharkhand. His posting was on the INS pioneer near Coimbatore. He returned from leave on 30 January. Meanwhile, he was abducted by 3 people outside Chennai Airport at around 9 pm.
After keeping him in Chennai for 3 days, Kidnapper brought him to Palghar, 1400 km away. A ransom of Rs 10 lakh was sought from his family. Police believe that the crooks took them to the forest of Palghar on Friday last after not receiving the money. They tied their hands and feet and put petrol and set it on fire.
Suraj Kumar Dubey, a resident of Ranchi, was posted in Chennai. He was posted at INS Pioneer.- File Photo
A man made a noise after seeing a fire
While the crooks were burning the sun, a man caught sight of them. When he made noise, the accused left Suraj and fled. The person informed the police about the case. The police team who reached the spot got Suraj admitted to the sub district hospital. When he regains consciousness, Suraj informs the police about his abduction.
Died in Mumbai during treatment
After Suraj’s condition deteriorated, doctors referred him to Mumbai. He died on Saturday while undergoing treatment there. SP Dattatraya Shinde told that news has been given to Suraj’s family. More information will be available only after his arrival.