AP Minister Palle Raghunath Reddy said the state government was making efforts with the help of the Indian government and Libya to release of Balram, a native of Srikakulam district . Other person Gopalkrishna is from Hyderabad. Two other people from Karnataka were also kidnapped. All of them are Teachers in Libya. Lakshmikanth from Karnataka, one of the four men abducted has been released .
Union minister Venkaiah Naidu said Union government is in touch with Libya to bring back the kidnapped safely.