The New Indian Express carries this profile on Vishal, the ‘mastermind’ behind the kidnap and murder of the son of an income tax officer in Bengaluru. Niranjan Kumar’s son, Sharath, was abducted on the 12th of September and reportedly strangled that evening.
The article details how Vishal had researched the crime and ways to avoid detection, before carefully selecting Sharath as a target on the belief that his father ‘a soft-spoken person, would not approach police and instead negotiate the ransom for the release of his son.‘
Vishal and three of his four accomplices have been arrested.
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