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Minor boy, girl rescued from kidnappers in J&K; two held

Minor boy, girl rescued from kidnappers in J&K; two held

Jammu, May 8 (PTI) A minor boy and a girl, who were allegedly abducted recently, were rescued and two persons were arrested, police said Wednesday. According to police, Anirudh Sharma, a Class V student of Army School, Kaluchak, was kidnapped from outside his house in Bari Brahmana of Samba district Monday, shortly after he was dropped by his school van. A complaint in this regard was filed by his father. "We recovered the boy Wednesday morning and arrested a person in this connection," Deputy Inspector General of Police, Jammu-Samba-Kathua Range, Sujit Kumar, said. The boy was handed over to the family, he added. In another case, a girl was rescued from her kidnapper within 24 hours of receiving the complaint in Udhampur district, a police spokesman said. Her family had lodged a complaint at the Udhampur police station Monday that Imtiaz Ahmad, a resident of Maidana village in Poonch, had abducted her, the spokesman said, adding special teams were constituted and the suspect was arrested from Bathindi of Jammu within 24-hours of the abduction. The rescued girl was handed over to the family after the completion of proper legal procedure, he said. Meanwhile, the spokesman said they reunited a 12-year-old, Rakesh Kumar, with his family on Tuesday. His family had lodged a complaint with police on Saturday that he had gone missing from their rented accommodation at Rehari in the city on May 2. A case was registered and the boy was reunited with the family, the spokesman said. PTI TAS AB RDK RCJ