Taha had told WION on Wednesday eveningn that he had at first thought this might have been a robbery attempt. But that he realised something else was afoot when the man spoke to him in "fluent English".
And that he now thought the men were trying to abduct him.
The men had thrown Taha back into the back seat of the cab.
Taha had at that time seen a military vehicle pass and had tried to flag it down. But, Taha said to WION and in his FIR, one of the men had gestured to the vehicle to keep on driving and it had. .
While Taha was in the back of the cab, with one of the gunmen sitting next to him, and another about to drive off, he had noticed the right rear door of the cab was open.