These two households comprise six members, in keeping with Gandhinagar Police. Sources in police stated that two totally different Patel households from a village in Kalol taluka of Gandhinagar had left for the US through Istanbul.
The sources stated that they have been kidnapped by human traffickers in Istanbul and have been held to ransom.
“One household consists of Tejas Patel, his spouse Alka, and their son Divya,” stated an officer of Gandhinagar Police. “The second household’s members are Suresh Patel, his spouse Shobha, and their daughter Foram. That they had left their village for the US within the final week of December or the primary week of January.”
The officer stated that the Indian embassy in Istanbul acquired a grievance concerning the abduction from the relations and pals of the victims.
A staff of the CID (crime) has been making an attempt to reconstruct the households’ itinerary: how they went to Istanbul and the way they supposed to achieve the US. The officer refused to call the village due to the continued investigation.
Jagdish Patel, his spouse, and two minor kids who perished close to the US border had been despatched off on their travels by an agent of their taluka. Police sources stated the identical shadowy journey agent could also be concerned in sending the 2 households to Istanbul.
Jagdish Patel, 35; his spouse, Vaishali, 33; and their kids Vihanga, 12, and Dharmik, 3, have been discovered useless close to the Canada-US border. They have been reportedly separated from a bigger group of Indians who made it throughout the border to the US in -35 levels celsius temperature. Their our bodies have been discovered simply 10m from the US border on the Canadian facet.