An Afghanistan-origin Indian national was abducted at gunpoint in Kabul on Tuesday, Puneet Singh Chandhok, president of the Indian World Forum said.
The person, identified as Bansari Lal Arendeh was abducted from the vicinity of his shop.
Chandok said, "I have informed about the same to the Ministry of External Affairs and requested their immediate intervention and assistance in this regard.”
"I have been informed by the Afghan-Hindu Sikh community that Bansri Lal Arendeh was abducted yesterday around 8 am from the vicinity of his shop. He is into the business of pharmaceutical products and was going about his usual routine along with his staff in the shop before the abduction,” he added.
"He along with his staff was abducted, but his staff managed to escape. They were mercilessly beaten by the abductors. This incident happened in the 11th Police district of Kabul," the President of Indian World Forum informed.
As per reports, Bansri Lal Arendeh's family resides in Delhi NCR. After getting the news, the local community is following up with the concerned officials and a case has also been registered with local investigation agencies and various search operations were launched by his friends during the day to locate him.