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Stolen child rescued, woman arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

arrested a 40-year-old woman from in neighbouring district Tuesday and rescued a two-year-old boy she had allegedly abducted.

The woman was identified as Parvatidevi Vishwakarma, said a GRP

On Sunday, she allegedly abducted a two-year-old boy from here, the said.

The boy

and his mother were going to board a train for their native place in Maharashtra's district.

When the mother, waiting for her husband, fell asleep, Vishwakarma allegedly lifted the child and ran away.

When the mother woke up, she realised that the boy was missing and approached police.

examined CCTV footage of suburban railway stations and spotted Vishwakarma and child getting down at Nalasopara, the said.

Following a tip-off from an auto rickshaw driver, a GRP team traced Vishwakarma's address in Tulinj area of and arrested her and rescued the child.

Vishwakarma allegedly told police that she stole the boy as she was childless.

The boy was handed over to his mother.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 21:40 IST