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UPSC aspirant arrested for kidnapping 5-year-old

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Police has arrested a (UPSC) aspirant for a five-year-old child from for ransom.

The 27-year-old aspirant, Asif Saifi, has demanded a ransom of Rs. 20 lakh from the family of the child.

Saifi, claimed to have kidnapped the boy to repay his student loan.

During the course of the investigation, were conducted with the help of locals including members. The CCTV footages were also checked.

After receiving specific leads police arrested the accused Saifi, from near his house in Gautam Budh Nagar's Dadri on Tuesday.

The kidnapper never used his mobile phone and always borrowed it from passers-by on the pretext of an emergency to make ransom calls and kept changing his location.

A case has been registered under relevant Section 363 IPC and the investigation is underway.

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First Published: Thu, March 15 2018. 04:45 IST