The Bengaluru City Police rescued an 11-year-old youngster inside 24 hours of his abduction from the center of the town, and arrested all the abductors, together with the primary conspirator who was shot at after he attacked the police personnel.
“They put a sharp object on my throat and forced me to have cold drink after which I fainted,” mentioned the boy, who was lured away from his house with a kite on Thursday.
The kidnappers took the kid from the centrally positioned Shivaji Nagar to Ulsoor, round 5 kilometres away, the place their accomplices had been ready in a automobile, the police mentioned. The youngster was then taken to Tumakuru metropolis, about 75 kilometres away from Bengaluru, they mentioned.
The subsequent morning, the kid’s household who personal and function a enterprise, bought a word from kidnappers demanding Rs 2 crore as ransom for his protected launch.
As the household had already filed a lacking particular person’s criticism, Additional Commissioner of Police (East) S Murugan shaped a couple of groups, which zeroed in on the identification and site of two of the six kidnappers utilizing technological surveillance.
The police mentioned their groups raided these areas and arrested the abductors, who advised them in regards to the Tumakuru hideout. Three kidnappers who had been current on the hideout tried to flee, however had been overpowered after a short chase and the kid was rescued, the police mentioned.
On sustained interrogation, the abductors gave particulars in regards to the kingpin and his home in Bengaluru was raided, the police mentioned.
“When he saw our team, he not only tried to escape, but attacked policemen as well. Our team also opened fire in self defence. The main conspirator is injured, but safe,” Police Commissioner Kamal Pant mentioned.
According to the police, all of the six kidnappers are from Bengaluru, and one amongst them has a legal file.
The kidnappers appeared to have checked the household’s background as they’d all particulars about each member of the household and their quick kinfolk, the police mentioned.
“It’s his new life for all of us,” the boy’s mom, Asma, mentioned.