Kasargod, Jun 27: In a gruesome incident, a non-resident Indian youth, who had just returned from a Gulf country, was abducted and murdered by a gang of miscreants yesterday at Bandiyod in Kasragod district. The abductors then dispatched body to a hospital in an ambulance.
The victim has been identified as Aboobakar Siddeeq (32), a resident of Sitangoli Mugu. The reason for the brutal murder is said to be financial dispute.
Aboobakar had returned from Gulf on June 25. The next day, i.e., on June 26 afternoon, he was abducted by a two miscreants in a car. By night, the abductors dispatched him to a hospital in Bandiyodu in an ambulance.
After confirming that the youth was brought dead, the hospital authorities brought the issue to the notice of jurisdictional Kumble police.
The body was later sent to Kasargod general hospital for post mortem. It is learnt that there were multiple injuries on the body. The police have launched a manhunt to nab the culprits. Details awaited.