Sikh family kidnapping in California: Person of interest in custody, 4 victims still missing

Updated: Oct 5 2022 10:14AM

Los Angeles, Oct 5 (PTI) A 48-year-old man considered a “person of interest” in the kidnapping of a four-member Sikh family, including an 8-month-old child, in the US state of California has been taken into custody and is in critical condition, authorities said, even as the victims are still missing.

The family, originally from Harsi Pind in Hoshiarpur, Punjab, was was kidnapped at a business in Merced County, California, on Monday.

The family was identified as 8-month-old Aroohi Dheri, her 27-year-old mother Jasleen Kaur, her 36-year-old father Jasdeep Singh, and her 39-year-old uncle Amandeep Singh.