New Delhi: On Saturday, the Ghaziabad police rescued a 12-year-old abducted school kid, for whom his captors had demanded a ransom of Rs 2 crore. The kid was abducted from his school in Mayur Vihar area on Friday. Five persons have been arrested, including a minor, for carrying out the crime.
Senior superintendent of police (SSP) Vaibhav Krishna told the media that on Friday a 12-year-old child was abducted from Bal Bharti Vidya Bhawan in New Kondli area under the New Ashok Nagar police station area.
The SSP said that around the time the case was registered, the Khoda inspector learnt that a child had been kept in a house near Vandana Enclave. The police raided the house early on Saturday and rescued the child. Five abductors were also arrested, said the SSP.
On Friday, around 2 pm, a 12-year-old student was kidnapped by some unknown miscreants. Later, the abductors demanded Rs 2 crore from the relatives as ransom.
The victim’s father, who is a trader, reported the matter to the police. Following this, the police filed a case of kidnapping under Section 364A of the IPC and initiated a probe.
The child was safely recovered from the Khoda area of Ghaziabad on Friday evening. Police said the two accused, Akash Chaudhary and Raja Gaur, were employees at the grocery store that was owned by the child’s father.