Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Kendrapara, Feb 17:

Patkura police today rescued Ganeswar Kundu, son of a BJP Zilla Parishad (ZP) Member candidate in Odisha’s Kendrapara district, who was allegedly kidnapped on Wednesday night.

The abductee was rescued by the cops from river embankment at Tarapur in Jagatsinghpur district, reports said.

Ganeswar, son of ZP Zone no 10 candidate Savitri Kundu, had gone outside for poll campaigning on Wednesday. However, he went missing after 9 pm as his family members couldn’t know his whereabouts.

His father Shiva Prasad Kundu had lodged a complaint in this regard with Patkura police.

Ganeswar’s motorcycle was found in an abandoned state on Tikanpur Road here. Besides, his mobile phone was recovered from a nearby crop field.

Irate BJP workers had blocked the Patkura-Jirala-Tikanpur road yesterday over the incident.