Industrialist Suresh Kedia has been kidnapped by an armed gang from Bariyarpur of Bara district. The gang of three to four persons shot at and seriously injured his driver Shyam Sah Kanu before abducting the entrepreneur on Thursday evening as told by police.
According to The Himalayan Times, Kedia was heading toward Birgunj from one of his industries in Gadhimai area of Bara.
Some witnesses said he was taken under control and taken to India on another vehicle.
Kedia is the operator of Parwanipur-based Birgunj Food Industry among many other industries in the region.
Kanu is currently being treated at Birgunj-based Narayani Sub-Regional Hospital. He had received the bullet on right temple and, hence, is critical, as per the hospital sources.
SSP Narayan Singh Khadka of Narayani Zonal Police Office said police have tightened scrutiny on border points and have launched a manhunt to nab the suspects.