Bengaluru: 28-year-old woman who disappeared after picked up by ambulance staged her abduction, says police

09:25 AM Sep 14, 2020 | Team Udayavani |
Bengaluru: The city police informed that the 28-year-old Bengaluru woman who went missing after she was taken up in an ambulance on account of being COVID-19 positive had staged her own kidnap and described her disappearance as a runaway case. On September 4 the woman was told that she was positive and a day after an alleged Covid-19 screening camp was held in Bommanahalli. An ambulance was sent to pick up Archana and her family has not seen her since. Her husband had filed a missing complaint with this regard. After looking into the matter the BBMP has now confirmed that no such screening camp had been held and the ambulance did not belong to them. Meanwhile, the police described her disappearance as a runaway case. The police in a statement said that the 28-year-old customer service executive and her husband had a dispute after which she planned her exit from the house with assistance from her friend. On September 8, a call from the missing woman landed on the phone of the investigating officer, which was recorded. The voice was identified by her husband and complainant as that of his missing wife. In the call she clrified that she was safe and would sort out the matter with her husband.

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