Abu Dhabi, Sep 23: The Oman police has rescued the Indian worker, who was kidnapped two days ago, and arrested three members of the gang.
Royal Oman Police (ROP) special team freed Mohammed Haneefa, an expatriate from the south Indian state of Kerala, who was abducted from Sohar by a masked-men gang three days ago, in a raid.
A social worker, who is in close touch with police, said that at around 3am, one of the patrolling vehicles of the special team formed by the police to rescue Haneefa found him and his abductors in a farm.
Yousuf Salim, a social worker, told Times of Oman that the police sprang into action and freed Haneefa.
After abducting Haneefa, the gang had called his family in Kerala, demanding ransom money several times.
The victim’s brother Mohammad Abbas, said that they were earlier asked a ransom of 50,000 Pakistani rupees in a bank account in Pakistan, which they gave, but then they raised a demand of 5,00,000 rupees.(ANI)