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Doctor allegedly kidnaps UP student after 'honey trapping' him, arrested

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GONDA: A woman doctor who allegedly honey-trapped a medical student and conspired in his kidnapping along with another doctor and others for ₹ 70 lakh ransom has been arrested, police said on Monday.


"Dr Preeti Mehra was arrested from her Dhaura village in Jhajjar, Haryana, on Sunday," Deputy Inspector General of Police, Devipatan Range, Rakesh Singh told reporters.

During interrogation, Mehra told police that to earn quick money she trapped and befriended medical student Gaurav Haldhar and with the help of Dr Abhishek Singh and others kidnapped him, he said.

Gaurav Haldhar, 21, was kidnapped from Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh on January 18 for ₹ 70 lakh ransom. He was rescued by police on January 22. Five people were arrested in the case earlier.

Gaurav Haldhar, a resident of Kashipur in the Payagpur area of Bahraich district, is pursuing Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine, and Surgery (BAMS) from the SCPM College of Nursing and Medical Sciences, Haripur in Gonda. He was residing in a hostel.

Those arrested earlier in the case included mastermind Dr Abhishek Singh, who has a BAMS degree from an institute in Bengaluru, Nitesh Bihari, Mohit Singh, Rohit and Satish.

During questioning, Abhishek Singh had told police that he worked at a hospital in Delhi's Najafgarh and Dr Preeti Mehra, who honey-trapped Gaurav Haldhar, also worked there.

Mehra carried a reward of ₹ 25,000 on her arrest.


Gaurav Haldhar was kept at Abhishek's flat in Delhi after being kidnapped and was injected with sedatives while in captivity, according to police.

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