Indian businessman abducted in Trinidad and TobagoMarch 13th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, March 13 (IANS) An Indian businessman, who came here from New Delhi three weeks ago, was abducted and robbed of his belongings by assailants, police said. The victim has been rescued.
Four people, including two women, were arrested after police intercepted the vehicle in which Faiyad Bartanwala was being taken to a secluded place at Carlsen Field area in Chaguanas town, about 20 km from this capital city of Trinidad and Tobago.
The four suspects, aged 18-21, will be presented before the Chaguanas Court Monday to face the charges of abduction and robbery, police said.
According to police, Bartanwala was in a car parked at Edinburgh Village, Chaguanas Friday when two men entered the vehicle and robbed him of $250 and his mobile phone. They then took Bartanwala to an unknown location, where two women joined them.
Following a tip-off from an eyewitness, police traced the vehicle at Carlsen Field, five kilometres from the scene of abduction, and rescued the victim.
Ethnic Indians constitute about 40 percent of the country’s total population.
(Paras Ramoutar can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org)
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