Botched kidnapping attempt lands man in jail
Twenty two-year-old Sumit tried to abduct an infant Yash in the early hours of July 20 from their house in Sunder Nagri area of east Delhi and was arrested the same night after her mother raised alarm and foiled the kidnapping bid.
Police said that during interrogation, Sumit said someone had told him that selling babies would fetch him good money. So, he tried to steal the baby to buy drugs.
Everyone was sleeping in the house and the baby's father had gone for 'Kanwar'.
As the mother was sleeping, the alleged kidnapper Sumit sneaked into the house and tried to steal the baby but the mother woke up at the mean ime.
However, as she started screaming and crying, Sumit left the baby on the bed and fled.
"During interrogation, accused disclosed that he is in habit of intake of Gaanja (Drug). He is unemployed and was in need of money to fulfill his need of Gaanja. After planning, he kidnapped the child from his neighbourhood but the mother of child woke up and made a noise due to which he left the child and fled away," said AK Singla, DCP North East.
In yet another incident of kidnapping, the railway police arrested two ladies who were accused of kidnapping a girl child from the platform of New Delhi Railway Station.
The father of the kidnapped girl is a constable in Border Security Force. The two arrested lady kidnappers were identified as Vishnu and Geeta.
On July 20, Asit Nayak, 32, a resident of Odisha, came to police station around 9:30 a.m and informed that he is a constable in Border Security Force and presently posted in Ferozpur, Punjab and that his daughter is missing.
On the same morning, he had come with his wife and daughter, aged two years and four months, from Ferozpur by Punjab Mail and around 5:30 a.m, he de-boarded at platform number three, New Delhi Railway Station along with his wife and daughter.
While shifting his luggage he realised that his daughter is missing who was playing around and could not be found anywhere.
After searching for his daughter around the station, Nayak filed a police complaint.
The cops soon launched a massive manhunt and on the basis of a tip-off, they reached near Minto Bridge crossing on Bhavbhuti Marg and found the girl child with two ladies walking off the road.
The complainant immediately identified his abducted daughtter and the women were arrested.