13yearold allegedly abducted killed by friend and accomplice

first_imgA 13-year-old boy was allegedly abducted and murdered by a 17-year-old juvenile, who was a friend of the victim, and a 28-year-old man in north-east Delhi’s Rohtas Nagar area, police said on Friday.The accused duo, comprising the teenager and one Mohit Chaudhary, who allegedly demanded a ransom amount of Rs 30 lakh from the boy’s family for his safe release, were apprehended by the police. According to the police, at around 10 pm on February 19 that the boy’s father, Chandrashekhar, reported to the police that his son, Jatin, went missing. Around 2 am, they received an SMS from an unknown number in which the alleged abductors demanded a ransom amount of Rs 30 lakh for the boy’s safe release. Also Read – Company director arrested for swindling Rs 345 croreThe police questioned Jatin’s classmates in Dev Public School located in East Rohtak Nagar and some of them said that Jatin was last seen near Shahdara with his teenager friend.Meanwhile, it also emerged that the concerned SIM card, through which the SMS was sent, was issued on a fake identity proof by a vendor at Shahdara. When the police started tracking the whereabouts of the SIM card, they ran into the juvenile and his 28-year-old accomplice.During interrogation, they told the police that they allegedly strangled Jatin to death near the secluded Rathi Mill area on February 19, when they realised that the abduction bid would fail. By the time they sent the SMS to Jatin’s father, who also was a friend of the juvenile’s father, Jatin was already dead, said a police official.The police had registered a case under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 363 (kidnapping) following the child’s kidnapping on Thursday. On Friday, the police added the IPC section 364 A (kidnapping for ransom) and 302 (murder), the official added.last_img

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