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3-year-old abducted from Shahdara railway station rescued

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The police said today they have rescued a three-year-old boy, who was abducted by a couple from railway station, from district in Uttar Pradesh, and arrested for persons in connection with it.

Detailing the abduction, Parwaiz Ahmad, DCP (Railways), said a woman from was returning to her home with her three children in November last year. They were waiting for their train at Old Delhi railway station where she met the accused.

The accused - and his wife - befriended her and told her that they were going to district in Bihar, where the woman also had to go, Ahmad said.

But the accused convinced the woman that there was no train service to from Old Delhi railway station and she should accompany them instead to railway station.

At station, when the woman took het two children to a toilet, the couple vanished with her third child, Ahmad said.

The two accused with a third woman, Malvati, were arrested yesterday from Amroha yesterday. A fourth accused, Niram Devi, was arrested from

The child was rescued from Niram Devi, the said.

The couple had apparently sold the abducted child to a person, identified by the police as 'Mamu', who lived near Nizamuddin railway station.

Later, Mamu and sold the child to Niram Devi, who is childless, for Rs 20,000. The money was shared by all the accused, Ahmad added.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 23:25 IST