Mangaluru: The Suratkal police have arrested four youngsters in connection with abducting and robbing an Engineering student of his camera which he had put on sale online.
On Nov 25, the student had advertised in a portal announcing his camera was on sale. Posing to be interested parties, the gang is said to have asked him to come to Vamanjoor and then forcibly taken him to Manjalpade. They robbed him of his camera and fled after dumping his there.
The arrested persons are Muhammad Muksit (19) of Devi Nagar of Kunjatbail, Khader Safa (19) of Ponnacheri of Moodbidri, Syed Afridi (19) of Marakada, Muhammed Tafseer (20) of Panjimogeru in Kulur and Ahmed Hussein (19) of Jyotinagar in Moodbidri.
The camera, mobile phones and two vehicles used in the act have been seized from them.