Abducted toddler rescued within 48 hours in Delhi

ANI | Updated: Feb 26, 2018 18:35 IST

New Delhi (India) Feb. 26 (ANI): The Delhi police rescued a kidnapped child within 48 hours and arrested three people in connection with the same on Monday.

A two-and-half-year-old boy was kidnapped from Bawana area of Delhi.

The CCTV footage revealed that a woman was involved in the kidnapping. After the investigation, the police found that Sonia (name changed) was behind the incident as she was found missing from her house at Ishwar Colony in Bawana.

She was arrested from Anand Vihar, ISBT. During interrogation, she disclosed that she had stolen the boy Abhishek (name changed) and sold him to another lady namely Rajni for Rs 45,000. The police recovered Rs 42,000 from Sonia.

Accused Rajni and her nephew Saurabh were also arrested and the kidnapped boy was rescued from their possession. Later, Rajni disclosed that she had bought the boy for her sister Santosh, whose son had died in a fire incident in 2015.

Both Rajni and her nephew Saurabh hatched the conspiracy to buy the child for their relative Santosh without revealing the facts to her, the police said. (ANI)