Indians Kidnapped In America: An eight-month-old girl and her parents are among the four people abducted on Monday (local time) from Merced County, California. According to media reports, the Merced County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement on Monday that 36-year-old Jasdeep Singh, 27-year-old Jasleen Kaur, their 8-month-old daughter Arohi Dheri, 39-year-old Amandeep Singh, have been abducted.
Police described the suspect as armed and dangerous. More details about the incident have not been shared yet, as the investigation is still in its initial stages. However, police officials said that the four family members were forcibly kidnapped from a business in the 800 block of Highway 59.
Police made this appeal to the people
According to media reports, the location of the alleged abduction is a road lined with retailers and restaurants. NBC News reported that police officers have not yet provided any information about any suspicious or possible motive. The sheriff’s office said in its statement on Monday, “We are asking the public not to approach the suspect or the victim.” Officials said people should not approach the suspect or victims and call 911 if they appear.
Similar incident happened in 2019 also
Significantly, in the year 2019, an Indian-origin techie Tushar Atre was found dead in his girlfriend’s car. Just before his suspicious death, the owner of a digital marketing company was kidnapped from his posh home in California.