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Mistaken to be rich, 11-year-old son of BMTC driver kidnapped


Mistaken to be rich, 11-year-old son of BMTC driver kidnapped

Mistaken to be from a rich household, an 11-year-old boy was kidnapped for ransom by a safety guard and his sister-in-law. It later turned out that he was the son of a BMTC driver.

In a swift motion, Hennur police rescued the boy, cracking the case inside three and a half hours after the dad and mom approached them with the criticism.

DCP East Division Bhimashankar Guled mentioned the sufferer, a Class V pupil, was kidnapped whereas he was enjoying exterior his home in Hennur on Tuesday night. The accused, recognized as Divya Durga, approached him, and lured him with goodies. During the dialog, she bought to know that the boy needed to be taught swimming, and she or he promised to take him to a swimming pool and train him.

Excited by the provide, the boy agreed, and Durga took him in an autorickshaw to Jigani as per the plan, and handed him over to the prime accused Gourav Singh, a safety guard working in a farmhouse in Jigani.

Divya Durga is alleged to have gotten details about the boy from her good friend, who labored as a home assist in the world, and presumed that the boy belonged to a wealthy household.

After taking the boy to Jigani, the accused — each from Nepal — threatened him and locked him within the farm home and took the telephone variety of his mom. They advised her that the boy had been kidnapped, and demanded ₹50 lakh ransom. The accused threatened the couple that they might hurt the boy in the event that they complained to the police.

After some hesitation, the scared dad and mom approached the police, who swung into motion, and two particular groups had been fashioned. While one began analysing the technical particulars like CCTV footage to determine the accused, one other workforce tracked the telephone from the place the ransom name was made.

A workforce headed by ACP N.S. Sakri traced the decision to the farm home, and rushed there together with a workforce. The three acre farmhouse had high-rise partitions across the property, the place the accused Gourav Singh was dwelling along with his household.

Using their automobile, the police scaled the partitions to enter the premises, and rescued the boy, who was later reunited along with his household. He was in a state of shock because the accused had threatened to kill him, Mr. Guled mentioned.

The police have arrested the safety guard, Gourav Singh, and detained the home assist, Mangita, who had given info to Durga in regards to the boy. Durga is absconding.

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