The police on Monday secured Abbas, Jabbar, Muralidharan, and Ratheesh Kumar on charges of abducting and waylaying Ganesh (27) of Andhra Pradesh and robbing him of Rs. 7,000, a smart phone, and ATM cards.

Mr. Ganesh, son of Ranga Rao of Andhra Pradesh, had come to Coimbatore to appear for an examination.

While surfing Internet, he came across a web posting offering fun time.

He called the phone number provided. Two people came in a car and took him to Madukkarai. Two more persons joined them on the way.

At Madukkarai, he was beaten up and was robbed of his belongings.

The police detected an attempt to withdraw money from an ATM at Madukkarai and immediately secured them.

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