Locals detained and handed over to police a 3-member gang that staged a kidnapping drama in Adimali. The victim was a three-member team including a woman who booked a room at the Kurisupara resort. Joby from Vellathooval and Praveen Raj from Alappuzha were arrested in connection with the incident and released on bail.
The incident happened at 9.30pm on Saturday. They went to Adimali in a car to buy groceries from the resort. When he reached the graveyard, the car broke down. With this, the young woman made a fuss saying that the youths were kidnapping her. Locals stopped the vehicle and informed the police. Police from Adimali took them into custody. The group was found to be under the influence of alcohol. Based on the statement of the woman, he went to the resort in Kurisupara and took evidence.
They said that the gang was working in a private company in Ernakulam. Meanwhile, the woman told the police that she had told a joke after getting drunk. However, the police conducted a medical examination of the youth and registered a case.