Staff Reporter

TIRUNELVELI: The Melapalayam police have arrested three persons for allegedly abducting a youth.

According to police, Shaik Madhar (40) of Melapalayam divorced his wife Magdhum Beevi some months ago. When she approached Ismail of the same area to facilitate a reunion with her husband, he asked Shaik Madhar to live with Magdhum Beevi.

When he refused, Ismail, with the help of Kitchen Bhukari and A. Syed Ali, both from Melapalayam, abducted Shaik in an autorickshaw when he was standing near his house and kept him in an isolated place near a women’s college at Melapalayam.

On coming to know about this incident, a police team led by Melapalayam Inspector of Police J. Nagarajan rescued Shaik Madhar and arrested Ismail, Kitchen Bhukari and Syed Ali, the police said.