2013 में सूरत के उद्योगपति सुहैल हिंगोरा का सामान से अपहरण और 2015 बिहार में महीनों तक बंधक बनाकर रखना, गया के चिकित्सक दम्पति पंकज और शुभ्रा मामले में दो राजनीतिज्ञों का चेहरा रणजीत सिंह और अजय सिघ, जड़ यू कनेक्शन, सामने आया था.- गोमती नगर, लखनऊ से बरामद. मामला रंदारी कि राशी के भुगतान का है. किंगपिन रिटायर्ड डीएसपी पुता, जिसने अपने फ्लैट में इन्हें रखा.
Kidnapping was a money-minting industry during Lalu’s reign,
The Bihar police had admitted that a ransom amount of Rs 9 crore was paid, while Sohail’s father Hanif Hingora, however, had said that he had paid Rs 25 crore and could prove it.
Ajay Singh (52), is originally a resident of Aurangabad in central Bihar. Singh is wanted in a number of cases of kidnapping for ransom in Bihar, UP, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Gujarat, and Rajasthan among other states. Ajay shifted his base to UP from where he ran his kidnapping industry and targeted the rich and mighty to collect huge sums as ransom, a
Ajay was first arrested from Patna’s Anisabad in 2000 by the Patna’s SSP Sunil Kumar, who is now the incumbent ADG (headquarters). He was accused of kidnapping five industrialists of Kolkata between September 1996 and April 1999. Ajay is accused of kidnapping Sidhartha Siwalka on September 16, 1996, Jiten Agarwal on December 18, 1997, Rajesh Jain on August 13, 1998 and Sajjan Jalan on Jabuary 1, 1999. The biggest catch for his gang was Exide Industries chairman SB Ganguly, who was abducted from Alipore in Kolkata on April 2, 1999. Ajay’s name cropped up in February 2003 when he allegedly abducted Sumedha Dulabhji, 60, wife of Rashmikant Durlabhji, a prominent jeweller and exporter based in Jaipur. She was rescued on February 23, 2003 from the clutches of a seven-member gang of abductors in Faridabad. The kidnappers, who held the victim in their custody for 18 days, had reportedly demanded a ransom of Rs 2.5 crore. Sumedha, a close relative of former deputy Prime Minister and now BJP patriarch LK Advani, was whisked away by four persons, including an armed person, from the university area of Jaipur when she was on a morning stroll. The victim was abducted in a Maruti Esteem which had a Jharkhand registration (JH-11A-7987). Barachatii: The hijack zone A 40-kilometre stretch on the National Highway-2 in Bihar has become the “hijack zone” in the notebooks of police officials. There have been several instances of disappearance of loaded trucks and high-profile persons from the area. The stretch, which is dubbed as the
“Bermuda Triangle” of Bihar- from Dobhi town to Barachatti block in Gaya district.
for having a high number missing and kidnapping cases, runs from Dobhi town to Barachatti block in Gaya district. About 50 trucks with drivers and cleaners were reported missing from the zone during the past five years. Besides the incident of missing trucks, a number of high-profile kidnappings for ransom, has also been reported from the area, police officials said.
Apart from the Gaya couple abduction, Rohtas-based mining contractor Ravi Ranjan Singh, who is a close relative of Siwan district magistrate Sanjay Kumar, was reported missing with his new Toyota Fortuner SUV along with his driver from a spot near Barachatti. Later, his kidnappers released him at Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh after they were allegedly paid Rs 40 lakh cash in ransom. Singh was abducted on January 22 this year.
Earlier, on January 18, 2012 industrialist Anil Agarwal of Hazaribagh (Jharkhand) was abducted along with the driver of his SUV while they were heading for Asansol (West Bengal) from Varanasi. Agarwal was reportedly released near Rajauli valley along the Koderma-Nawada border on February 21. Police sources claimed that his family paid Rs 5 crore to the kidnappers for his release.
These three had been the established cases of kidnapping for ransom, a number of trucks, vehicles, and containers had also been reported missing from the stretch over the period, police sources said. Later some of them were recovered but without the goods they carried.
At least 15 to 20 bodies of the “missing” drivers and cleaners had been found from the Rajauli valley in Nawada district, about 50 km north east of Barachatti, from time to time, the officer said.