Kirloskar MD Vinayak Bapat’s son, who was kidnapped on Tuesday evening, has been rescued by Bengaluru police. As per reports, the abductors released Ishaan Bapat near Jalahalli on Wednesday morning and fled the spot after they came to know that heavy police battalion was on their trail. Nineteen-year-old Ishaan is a second-year engineering student at Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Yelahanka. The top executive’s son was abducted on his way back to home from college. As per reports, the abductors forcefully pushed the boy into a car when he stopped at a shop to buy some snacks.
The family received a call regarding the abduction of Ishaan around 8 pm. However, Ishaan’s abductors informed the family about giving another ransom call and warned against informing the police. India Today reported that Bengaluru Police set up ten teams and launched an extensive search operation to rescue the boy. After receiving another call from the abductors, the police traced the mobile phone call to the Whitefield area of Bengaluru. The abductors, feared of getting caught by police, left the boy and fled.