among the producers of Kannada film Om Namaha, was
recently abducted and stabbed by his co-producer on Tuesday night.
Now, Raju has filed complaint against them at Yelahanka New Town
police. The sources claim that the differences between Raju and
other producers Muni Veerappa, Shanthkumar and Umesh on financial
matter lead to the his abduction.
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
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.