The alleged kidnap of an 18-year-old woman attending special classes for EAMCET at Narayana college in Medipally turned out to be a concocted story, the police said on Friday.
The abducted woman Renigunta Lata, who was traced by the Medipally police, told the investigators that she enacted the kidnap drama to evade the special classes. “I was unwell for quite some time and hence unable to cope up with the special classes stretching for long hours,” she told the police.
She enacted the abduction drama to skip the special coaching, according to the Medipally Inspector S. Krishna Prasad. The woman left the college premises on Thursday hoodwinking the security guards through the rear gate and went to Warangal by bus.
From there, she rang up her mother Kalamma. Changing her accent and claiming as stranger, the student told Kalamma that the latter’s daughter had been kidnapped and demanded Rs. 10 lakh ransom for her release. Later, she went to the house of a family friend in Warangal where she stayed back for the night.
By tracking the telephone calls, police traced the woman and brought her back to the city. No case was booked against the student. She was let off with a warning.
A housewife Lavanya (42), approached the Medipally police on Friday alleging that gold jewellery weighing nearly 180 grams was stolen from her bag during her journey from Aler in Nalgonda to Boduppal in Cyberabad. The woman, along with her daughter and grandson, boarded a bus at Aler and got down at Boduppal bus stand.
They hired an autorickshaw to reach their house in Veerareddy colony. After reaching home, they found the jewellery and some cash stolen from the bag.