Mangaluru: Joel and Vicky Bappal have been arrested by the rural station police on charges of abduction and looting of cash and valuables.
They have been accused of forcibly taking away Akshay Kunder (30), a resident of Kelarai township on Neermarga road on Feb 13. They allegedly took him under threat to life in an autorickshaw to Sultan Battery locality.
He was placed in confinement for some time. They also relieved him of his Nokia mobile phone worth Rs 9,000 and Rs 500 in cash.
After he came out of captivity, he filed a complaint at the rural police, who are investigating the case now.