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Father Of PM's Security Guard Kidnapped In UP

Jaunpur (UP), Feb 9:  The father of a security guard of the Prime Minister was allegedly kidnapped by some armed persons near Bhatpura power sub-station here today.Shaym Lal, a teacher, was on his way to
PTI February 09, 2011 21:25 IST
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Jaunpur (UP), Feb 9:  The father of a security guard of the Prime Minister was allegedly kidnapped by some armed persons near Bhatpura power sub-station here today.

Shaym Lal, a teacher, was on his way to school on a scooter when some armed persons in a jeep intercepted his vehicle, ASP Dinesh Chandra said.

They forcibly pulled him into the jeep and sped away, he said.

Lal was a teacher in Ramnagar Harriya school in Maharajganj development block, the ASP said.

Lal's only son, Raj Shekhar, is a security guard of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, he said.

A hunt had been launched to trace the school teacher and apprehend the kidnappers, the ASP said adding the reason for the abduction was yet to be ascertained.  PTI