Two Arrested For Kidnapping And Murdering 14-Year-Old Boy In UP

Five people have so far been picked up by the police. Two more men are still on the run

Sohil Nikam

July 29, 2020

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After the abduction and murder of a lab technician in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur, Gorakhpur district of the state has now witnessed a similar incident with a 14-year-old boy. The child, son of paan shop owner Mahajan Gupta, who hailed from the Pipraich area of Misrauli village, was found dead a day after he was kidnapped from his home. Five people have so far been arrested by the police, while two are on the run. One of those arrested happens to be the victim’s neighbour.

The Gorakhpur police have revealed that the child was playing outside his house in the afternoon when he suddenly went missing. Around four hours later, his father received a call for ransom, after which, he immediately called the police. The kidnappers had allegedly asked the father to pay Rs. 1 crore to ensure the release of his son. After a preliminary investigation, the police picked up a few local people, including Gupta’s neighbour, Daya Nand, for questioning.

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