A 30-year-old man was allegedly kidnapped and tortured by three males, together with his employer, in Kothrud in Maharashtra over a monetary dispute concerning the sufferer’s keep in Delhi on the corporate’s cash throughout the lockdown, police mentioned on Sunday.
Although the alleged incident occurred on June 13 and June 14 on the agency’s workplace, an FIR was lodged solely on July 2 with Paud police station, an official mentioned.
The complainant used to work as a supervisor for the agency which organises exhibitions of work of artists, he mentioned.
He had gone to Delhi for some official work in March however received caught there as a result of coronavirus-enforced lockdown, he mentioned.
The complainant stayed in a lodge in Delhi and spent the money given to him by his workplace, the official mentioned.
“After returning to Pune on Might 7, the complainant’s employer requested him to get quarantined in a resort for 17 days. Since he didn’t have cash, he mortgaged his cellphone and debit card earlier than try,” he mentioned quoting the FIR.
On June 13, the proprietor of the corporate and his aide demanded cash spent by the complainant and bundled him right into a automobile, the official mentioned.
“They took him to the agency’s workplace the place he was confined. The proprietor and two others thrashed him and sprayed sanitiser on his personal elements,” the official mentioned.
They launched him later, he mentioned. The complainant received himself admitted in a personal hospital and lodged an FIR on Thursday.
Additional investigation is underway. No arrest has been made to this point.