Siblings kidnapped in Malaysia arrive in Maha after release
Thane, Aug 10(PTI) Two brothers from Maharashtra's
Thane district, who were allegedly kidnapped while on a
business tour to Malaysia, arrived here today after being
released in the south east Asian country, police said.
Rohan Prakash Vaidya (36) and Kaustubh Prakash Vaidya
(31), from the district's Dombivali area, had gone to Malaysia
on August 1 after their fish export firm called Rock Frozen
Food landed an order from Malaysia-based Mis Lee Frozen Foods.
Their uncle, Rajiv Vaidya, had filed a complaint of
kidnapping with Thane police on August 4.
According to the complaint, one of the brothers called
up home on August 2 at around 10.30 pm to inform the family
that they had been kidnapped by unknown persons who were
demanding a ransom of Rs 1 crore.
Thane police spokesperson Sukhada Narkar today said
that the brothers were kidnapped after a meeting with
representatives of the Malaysian company in Kuala Lumpur and
kept captive till August 6.
Police refused to divulge details of the events
leading to the release of the two men in Malaysia. PTI COR