The police on Monday arrested five suspects, including a rowdy-sheeter in connection with the abduction of Snapdeal executive Dipti Sarna. According to the police the main accused has been identified as Devendra, who is said to be a 'psychopath.'
According to initial investigation, Dipti's abduction was a case of one-sided love affair by the accused. Devendra, a resident of Haryana, reportedly had stalked Deepti without her knowledge for about a year and had failed to gather enough courage to confess his love to her.
However, Devendra plotted her abduction reportedly based on the 1993 Bollywood movie, Darr, which had actor Shah Rukh Khan in the lead.
Last week, the 24-year-old missing for two days. Upon her return, she said she was abducted by four men at knife point while she was on her way back home in an auto-rickshaw.
Dipti narrated her ordeal to the police during questioning, where she said that the auto which she boarded from Vaishali Metro station had made a halt near Sahibabad village due to some snag, Senior superintendent of police Dharmendra Singh said.
Later, she boarded another auto in which four men (in their mid-twenties) and a girl were travelling. The men forcefully offloaded the girl passenger near Hindon river bridge, following which the auto took turn towards Morti village in Raj Nagar extension area, Singh said.
In the midway, they blindfolded Dipti at knife point and thereafter bundled her in a car and ferried her to some unknown place.
After travelling for nearly three hours, the car reached a place where she was kept in a room. The kidnappers never talked in her presence and maintained silence, Singh said.
The girl said that she was not assaulted sexually or physically and was offered food and snacks. Today around 4 AM, they dropped her at some unknown railway station platform from where she boarded a Delhi-bound local train.
When the train reached Narela railway station, she asked one of the co-passenger (a senior citizen) to make a call to her parents from his mobile phone.