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Ransom demanded for abducted businessman

india Updated: May 29, 2007 13:39 IST

An Orissa businessman has been abducted and his family has received a ransom demand of Rs 20 million, police in Bhubaneswar said on Tuesday.

Rashmi Ranjan Mohapatra alias Chinna Barik, 34, from Keonjhar, about 200 km from Bhubaneswar, came to Bhubaneswar on Monday for work. In the evening his family got a phone call from a man demanding Rs 20 million for his release, district police chief Amitav Thakur told IANS.

Mohapatra owns trucks, crushers and is involved in other businesses too.