Minor boy rescued hours after abduction, 2 held
A two and a half-year-old boy was rescued from Sadar upazila in Laxmipur district early Monday, 10 hours after abduction.
Najmul Hasan Mezbah was abducted from Ambarnagar village at Sonaimuri upazila in Noakhali on Sunday morning.
Police also arrested two abductors-- Md Russell, 23, of Madipur village, and Masud Adnan, 24, of Banchanagar, under Sadar upazila in Laxmipur-- in this connection.
Md Alamgir Hossain, superintendent of Noakhali police, confirmed the matter in a press briefing held at his office.
Quoting victim's family members, SP Alamgir said previously known Russell took the boy from in front of house saying that he would buy him something from a nearby shop. But, he did not return.
Later, they demanded Tk 2 lakh as ransom making a call to the boy's mother's mobile phone.
The victim family informed the matter to Sonaimuri Police Station.
Conducting a drive, the law enforcers rescued the body from Banchanagar village at about 5:00am on Monday and detained the duo, said SP Alamgir.
An abduction case was filed with Sonaimuri Police Station in this connection, he added.