The owner who posted an advertisement in OLX has been kidnapped during a test drive by the suspicious criminals who approached him at his house in Bardhaman district, West Bengal on August 25.
The car was found in a moderately burnt condition at Salgadih village located near Ranchi-Jamshedpur highway NH-33. Police in Bardhaman and Ranchi have ordered a search for the trace-less car owner.
A friend of the victim, Muhammad Taskeen Uzzama, said Taskeen, a resident of Hussain Nagar in Bardhaman agreed to give a test drive of his Maruti Ertiga for the two men who called him, they came across after he posted the advertisement on OLX.in.
The victim relatives told to the Ranchi police,"Taskeen met the buyers outside his house on August 25 and followed with them for the test drive. After he left from home, the mobile phone of Taskeen was switched off."
A few local residents in Salgadih were alerted to see the abandoned car in the evening. When no one came to claim the car they informed the police. The serene blue colour Ertiga was registered in 2013. The Police and other ordered for further investigation about the missing owner.