Nikhil and Krishnacharan arrive at Rukmini's house. Nikhil informs Rukmini that Shyama has been abducted and asks her if she knows anyone who could have done this. Rukmini lies to Nikhil. Further, Rukmini shares with Radha her plans regarding Shyama. The police assure Nikhil that they will rescue Shyama. When Sujata talks to Rukmini, the latter tries to plant seeds of doubt regarding Shyama in her mind, but Basanta gives Rukmini a fitting reply. Meanwhile, Shyama wakes up and spots a knife.