Kathmandu: A seven-year-old Indian boy, who was kidnapped from Bihar last week, has been rescued from Nepal and three people, including a political leader here, have been arrested in connection with his abduction, the police said.
Mahafuj Alam was rescued by the police from a hotel in Nepal’s Damak area on Tuesday, the Kathmandu Post reported on Thursday. The abductors had demanded Rs 1.5 million for Alam’s safe release. The detained people were identified on Wednesday as Badri Yadav, 47, Shree Prasad Mukhiya, 31 and his wife Anju Devi Mukhiya, 27. Yadav, a leader of the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum-Nepal party, had contested the 2017 Parliament elections. (IANS)
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