Gyanchandra Jain,a resident of Kokar in Ranchi,who owned tyre re –cycling and mineral water plants,and his driver Umesh,had not returned home after they went out at 4.45 pm on Thursday by Santro car(JH 1R 1863).
On May 27,last year,the front of his house had witnessed firing for the ransom of Rs 20 lakh.The police had arrested his staff Chotu Oraon and sent him to jail.Yesterday,Chotu was produced at the court.
Jain’s son Pankaj who had lodged a complaint with the police about the mysterious manner in which his father and driver with the Santro car were missing.The cell phones of both Jain and Umesh were switched off.
Though none of the Jain’s family had received any ransom call so far,kidnapping for ransom can not be ruled out.”We are investigating the case.The truth will come out soon”,said SP(Rural)AV Minz.
Federation of Jharkhand Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Ranjit Tibrewal suspects it was the case of kidnapping for ransom.”It is a case of ransom,I tell you”,he said.