Belthangady: 8-yr-old kidnapped boy rescued

08:22 AM Dec 19, 2020 | Team Udayavani |
Belthangady: A 8-year-old child who was kidnapped while playing from Ujire was rescued by the police. The child, son of a local businessman, was playing near Ujire’s car street when a white Tata Indica car with four people inside arrived and took away the child. A team led by Bantwal DySP Valentine D’Souza and comprising Belthangady Circle Inspector Sandesh PG, Sub Inspector Nandakumar, Dharmasthala Station Sub Inspector Pawan Kumar rescued the boy. According to locals, the abductors were speaking in Hindi and they were reportedly seen driving towards the road to Charmadi. The police have started a search and have already made news on social media. As per reports, the boy, Anubhav’s father got a call demanding 60 Bitcoins (approximately Rs 10 crore) for his safe release. In the initial call, received by Anubhav’s mother the abductors had demanded 100 Bitcoins(value worth Rs 17 crore). The police suspect that a person with knowledge of family affairs might be involved in the kidnapping case.

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