Rajasthan woman arrested for kidnapping 4-year-old boy in Budgam: Police

SRINAGAR — A woman from Rajasthan has been arrested for kidnapping a 4-year-old boy in Dalwash village of Khag in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, Police said on Thursday.

The accused woman has been identified as Chidi Devi, wife of Khana Ram, a resident of Dhannasar, Hanumangarh Rajasthan.

Police in a statement said, Police Station Khag received an information that one lady who was begging in village Dalwash, Khag kidnapped a child age about 04 years namely Ahil Ahmad Pandith, son of Ghulam Mohi-Din Pandith, a resident of Dalwash Khag.

The lady concealed him under her scarf. Some women turned suspicious and informed Police Station Khag, it said.

Meanwhile, Police party of Police Station Khag rushed to the spot alongwith lady police personnel and recovered the kidnapped boy from her possession and arrested her on spot, it added.

A Case FIR Number 17/2023 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Khag and investigation taken up, the statement said, adding that the boy has been handed over to his parents after medico legal formalities. — (KIMS)