Man kidnapped in Mumbai by girlfriend’s father, uncle; yet to be traced

The police said the woman’s father and uncle had ordered the kidnap.
Updated on Aug 03, 2018 12:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Thane

Two people, including a senior citizen, were arrested by Thane crime branch for kidnapping and beating up a 26-year-old man for having affair with a woman. The man has not been found yet.

The police said the woman’s father and uncle had ordered the kidnap.

The police said the accused have been identified as Bhaskar Naringkar, 67, a retired BEST employee, and Ravi Ashok Choudhary,34, a plumber. The main accused is suspected to be in Dubai.

Surendra Mishra, a resident of Kopri and an employee of a private firm, and the woman were in a relationship for the past seven years. Their family knew about their relationship but the woman parents were against them. “The couple had planned to get married. The woman’s father came to know about it.”

The woman’s statement has been recorded. She told the police that she last spoke to Mishra on July 14.

“The woman said for the past few weeks Mishra had been looking for a house as the tenure was getting over. On July 14, he got a phone call and caller tolf him about giving a room on rent. They were together when he got the call. She got down at Mulund railway station. Mishra got down at Thane railway station. He again got a call from the same number and he was called to Teen Haath naka,” added officer.

The two people then told him to get into a car and he was taken to Kopri. After that, Mishra was not seen and was not reachable.

The woman kept calling Mishra but when she could not get through, she called his elder brother. They both started searching but could not find him. “Later, they approached the police station. Based on the mobile numbers and location the two were tracked and caught. Both the accused are in police custody and further investigation is going on,” added the officer.

A team has been formed to nab the other involved accused and also to trace Mishra.


    Arvind is a correspondent from Thane who covers crime beat and has an experience of four years in the field. Apart from crime he is also a volunteer of Wildlife Crime Control bureau and reports on environment and rescue operations in the city.

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