Officials said the victim, identified as Aseem, a resident of the Baank area, attended a wedding with his family in the Juna Risala area on Sunday afternoon, from where she was abducted by a woman. unidentified person.
The accused spotted the boy at the reception and lured him with an offer of chocolates and took him to a clothing store in the Juna Risala area and bought clothes worth 4,000 rupees.
The unknown accused later claimed that he forgot his wallet and fled the store with clothes leaving the boy at the store. . After about three hours, when the accused did not show up, the shopkeeper asked the boy where he lived and what his relationship was with the accused.
As the boy could not explain himself, the trader took him to Sadar Bazar police station and filed a complaint against the accused. In the meantime, the victim’s family also lodged a complaint with the Chandan Nagar police station. “We received an alert on the Sadar Bazar police wireless station about a seven-year-old boy. The family was sent to Sadar Bazar police station and the boy was handed over to them, ”said Chandan Nagar police station official Dilip Puri.
He said that a case under Article 363 of the IPC had been registered against the accused and that an investigation was underway. A theft case was also registered against the accused at the Sadar Bazar police station.