Man who stopped to help ‘injured’ person, is abducted, robbed
Kumar was returning home on February 9 around 3.30 am. He had reached 23rd A cross in Banashankari 2nd stage, when he saw a man with a bandaged leg, being helped by another man, and duo seemed to be looking for help to get to the
Kumar’s abductors spoke to his wife and told her that Kumar had met with an accident and they would need Rs 15,000 for the damage and only then would they release Kumar and his car. They told her to transfer the money into Kumar’s bank account. Soon after the money came, the robbers took Kumar’s ATM card, demanded to know the PIN and withdrew the money from an ATM.
They randomly drove the car in that area and intentionally crashed it. Then they took Kumar’s phone, his car keys and fled the spot leaving an injured Kumar in his car. Kumar got first aid at a private hospital and got first-aid after which he informed his wife and relatives who helped him out. He then approached the Banashankari police and filed a complaint, based on which the police have booked the unknown five for dacoity, kidnap for ransom, and also under appropriate sections of the