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Jan 03, 2013 at 12:38pm IST

Manipur: Rajasthani businessman kidnapped for ransom

Imphal: A businessman has been allegedly kidnapped at gunpoint by suspected militants from Kangla gate in the heart of the city here, official sources said on Thursday. Shankar Lal Sahi, proprietor of Mangalam Plywood factory at Kangpokpi in Senapati district of Manipur, was abducted while he was taking a stroll at Kangla gate area near the biggest Khwairamband market complex here Wednesday morning, they said.

The abductors have allegedly demanded a huge sum of money for his release, they added. Imphal city police have registered a case in this connection. Sahi is a native of Rajasthan.