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Kidnapper kills self after abducting child in Prayagraj

ANI
Published : May 22, 2019, 3:37 pm IST
Updated : May 22, 2019, 3:38 pm IST

The family registered a complaint with the police, following which a manhunt was initiated.

The boy escaped unhurt and was rescued by the police. (Photo: Representational)
 The boy escaped unhurt and was rescued by the police. (Photo: Representational)

Prayagraj: A person, who had allegedly kidnapped the six-year-old son of his former employer shot himself after police arrived to nab him. The man later succumbed to his injuries.

The accused, Sanjay Yadav, had kidnapped the boy from his school's gymnastic hall in Prayagraj's Civil Lines area on Tuesday. He then called the minor's family and demanded Rs 3 crore as ransom, police said.

The family registered a complaint with the police, following which a manhunt was initiated.

During the operation, the police tracked the suspect in Bhadohi, who shot himself in a panic on seeing the cops. The boy escaped unhurt and was rescued by the police.

The accused was rushed to a local hospital but succumbed to his injuries later.

Tags: kidnap
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad