GUWAHATI, Aug 19: A 2-year child named Krishna Rout was kidnapped while fast asleep from the Maila Tanki, Bamunimaidam area under Chandmari PS at around 2 am on Sunday. The kidnapper broke open a window and committed the crime. The Kidnapper also stole the mobile phone from the child’s father Ranjit Rout.
The accused identified as Mamtajuddin Ali of Bihar origin resides at Bhaskar Nagar in the Bamunimaidam area and a rickshaw puller by profession.
After kidnapping the child, using the stolen phone, the accused rang up Ranjit Pout and demanded Rs 10 lakh.
He was nabbed by the police from the Kamakhya Rly Station after tracking the mobile. On being nabbed, the accused admitted that he lifted the child.
He disclosed that while fleeing after kidnapping the child on his rickshaw, the child fell to the ground and he thought that the child had died and dropped the child near the Bihutoli field. Finally, the child was rescued in good health by the police. A case has been registered at Chandmari PS (case 755/18 us 457/380/369/363 IPC)