Man held for making call to Najeeb Ahmed's kin seeking ransom

The man had made a call to Najeeb's relatives three days back.

Published: 21st January 2017 11:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st January 2017 11:15 PM   |  A+A-



NEW DELHI: A man who allegedly made a call to missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed's relatives demanding Rs 20 lakh ransom for his release has been arrested today, police said. The man had made a call to Najeeb's relatives three days back.

He was arrested from Maharajganj in Uttar Pradesh by a Crime Branch team and is being brought to Delhi on transit remand, a senior police official said. Ahmed, an MSc Biotechnology student, went missing on October 15 after a scuffle allegedly with ABVP affiliated students at his hostel on the JNU campus.

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