The physique of a four-and-half-year-old boy was present in Higher Noida on Saturday, greater than a fortnight after his kidnapping, with the police arresting one of many two suspects within the case, officers mentioned.
The boy lived in Surajpur space of Higher Noida and had gone lacking from exterior his dwelling on January 24 after which a “lacking” individuals case was lodged and search launched, the officers mentioned.
“Throughout investigation, the police discovered the hyperlink of a neighbour of the kid within the case and it turned out he and his buddy had kidnapped the boy for ransom,” Higher Noida Deputy Commissioner of Police Harish Chander mentioned.
He mentioned Anil, the buddy of neighbour Vijay, has been arrested and primarily based on inputs from him the physique was recovered from a marsh in a forest space of Higher Noida.
“Anil informed police that he and Vijay needed to make some cash and that’s the reason they’d considered the plan to kidnap the kid,” Mr Chander mentioned.
Each the accused belong to Kannauj district and searches are on to arrest Vijay, he added.