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Abducted boy rescued in Jharkhand

Press Trust of India  |  Khunti (Jharkhand) 

A 14-year-old boy, who was abducted in December over a family feud, was rescued by a special investigation team of police from Ghocho toil, Shantinagar in adjoining district today, police said.

The boy, alias Anshu who was abducted on December 22, was found in shackles when police conducted a raid and rescued him, said DIG (South Chotanagpur range), Amol Venukant Homker.

A case was registered under police station in this regard.

Addressing a press conference here, Homkar said two abductors, identified as and Shivam Kumar, both residents of Simdega, were arrested with a country-made pistol.

Five live cartridges, a car and a motorcycle used in the kidnapping were recovered from and districts along with desktop computer, pen drive, and shackles, he said.

Anshu was abducted from Sahu Talab area under district.

Homker said the motive of the abduction was a family feud. Without elaborating further, he said he had constituted a special team headed by the of Police, Ashwini Kumar Sinha involving police officials of adjoining Gumla, Lohardaga, and district to rescue the boy.

The team had conducted raids in Khunti, Simdega, Lohardaga,of and also in Rourkela (Odisha) and to trace the kidnapped boy, he said adding that in course of the raids, the team has arrested Shivanand from Khunti district.

Shivanand confessed his involvement in the crime and also disclosed the names of his accomplices, Homker said.

Homker appreciated the co-operation of the police officials of other districts including of Police, Simdega, in the operation.

DIG said he would recommend the names of policemen involved in the successful operation for cash award.

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First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 22:40 IST