UP: 3 arrested for kidnapping, strangulating minor

NewsDrum Desk
23 Nov 2022

Ghaziabad/Bulandshahr (UP), Nov 23 (PTI) Three persons were arrested for allegedly strangulating an 11-year-old girl, whom they had kidnapped for ransom, police said on Wednesday.

They were arrested from Nandgram in Ghaziabad and Bulandshahr. The father of the girl Sonu, who lives in Toki Manoli village in Sonipat Haryana had lodged an FIR about his missing daughter, who lived with her maternal grandmother in Nandgram, after getting a call from the kidnappers, they said.

The three had kidnapped Khushi on November 20 and demanded Rs 30 lakhs from her father, Ghaziabad Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP)  Muniraj G told newspersons.

They have been identified as Amit of Nilaya Greens group housing society, Babloo of street number 5 Nandgram and Gambhir of Bangla Puthri village Kotwali Dehat area of Bulandshahr, the SSP said.

Babloo had kidnapped the minor on Sunday on the pretext of showing her a fair and handed her over to his accomplice Amit, who asked Gambhir to look after her, the SSP said.

They have confessed to strangling the girl and dumping her body in the jungle of Bulandshahr district. They killed her because she had seen their faces. Police have recovered her body and the sim card used in the crime, the SSP added. PTI COR SAB RDT

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