Three men including music director Harris Jayaraj’s driver threatened to kidnap him, were arrested by the city police. The arrests came after Harris’s wife Suma got a call from a man who threatened to kidnap her husband and children,if she did not pay Rs 20 lakhs.
Suma, initially ignored the call assuming it to be a crank call. But the suspect called again and asked for money. Suma immediately informed the police who tracked the phone call to a location in Tirusoolam.
The cops immediately rounded up Jayaraj’s driver Thirumalai (32) and his aides Arunachalapandian (25) and Muthukrishnan (33), all natives of Tirunelveli. Another accomplice Mahesh, managed to flee.