Kanpur Lab Technician Sanjeet Yadav Killed By Kidnappers

Police said that five people including two friends of Sanjeet Yadav, whose body was dumped in Pandu river, have been arrested and interrogated.

A lab technician, who was kidnapped in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur on June 22, has been murdered by his abductors. According to the police, the kidnappers killed Sanjeet Yadav last month, on June 26-27, a few days after abducting him, and dumped his body in Pandu river. The police said five people, including two friends of the deceased, have been arrested in the case, adding that efforts are on to recover the body from the river. Notably, a week ago, the family members of the 28-year-old had accused the Kanpur Police of colluding with the kidnappers and failing to stop them from escaping with Rs 30 lakh ransom.

Yadav worked as a lab technician at a private laboratory in Kanpur. On June 22, he was abducted from Barra area while he was returning home. A day later, on June 23, his family approached the cops and registered a complaint at the Janata Nagar Police Station in the case. The deceased’s family members claimed that on June 29, they received a call from the captors who demanded a ransom amount of Rs 30 lakh.

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