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Monday, November 20, 2006

Naresh Gupta accepts ransom paid

Putting an end to the various contradicting stories of the Anant kidnapping case, Adobe (India) CEO Naresh Gupta today said he had ''paid'' a ransom of 50 lakhs for the safe return of his son, and the police had been duly informed of the fact.

Mr Gupta, while revealing the fact in a press conference -- witnessed by senior police officials of Uttar Pradesh -- here today said police played a major role in the demanding situation and, that unless for the joint effort of the UP police and the STF, his son would have not returned safely.
Mr Gupta also dislosed that he had contacted an America-based kidnapping expert in this regard and a senior Asian expert was also roped in to solve the matter, as his primary objective was the safe return of his son.

''Both the experts came to the conclusion that the abductors were not professional and so could harm the child. They asked us to abide by what they were saying,'' Mr Gupta said.
His telephonic conversation with kidnappers and his laptop details corroborated his statement that kidnappers had asked a member of Guptas' family to board the Paschim Express at the Nizamuddin Railway Station with the desired amount. As the train does not stop at the station, the person boarded Dehradun Express. The abductors stayed in touch with him and asked him to drop the money at a place nearby Mathura, which was then collected by them.

Meanwhile, prime accused in the case Dev alias Chhatrapal Singh was arrested here today. from 'Pushta Nallah' area between Sector 14 and 15.

Police sources said here, Chattarpal Singh was arrested this afternoon from a ''hide out.'' Pawan and Vijay Singh Chauhan, who runs a travel agency in Noida, are the other accused still at large.Chattarpal Singh is the sibling of Jitendra, who was arrested soon after Anant appeared at his house under mysterious circumstances. Both Jitendra and Chattarpal help their father run a Mother Dairy booth in sector 15 A of Noida, opposite the Guptas' house.On Friday night, police had recovered Rs 50 lakh from a person arrested in connection with the kidnapping of the son of Adobe India's CEO.The money was found in Belana village of Kakod in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahar district after police interrogated Jitendra, who allegedly kidnapped three-year-old Anant Gupta on Monday from outside his home.

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