Producer D Raju is running an electrical shop at Sharadanagar in Bangalore. He had invested Rs. 10 lakhs on the movie Om Namaha, which is now ready for release. He asked the rest of the producers to return the money when his name was not included in the producers" list. They gave him a cheque of Rs. 10 lakhs, but it was bounced.
However, Raju was kidnapped near an electrical shop on Tuesday night. Later, the abductors took him to Doddaballapur in their Maruti van. They assaulted him with knife and forcibly took his signature on blank papers. In the early hours of Wednesday, Raju got out of the van with the pretext of attending nature call and escaped from them, say police sources. Later, Raju was admitted to a private hospital inYelahanka New Town after the police found blade marks on his neck and back.
The movie Om Namaha has been directed by Vijayendran and Arjun has scored music for the movie. The audio of the movie was released recently. It has already completed all the formalities and getting ready for the release.