The Hush Post| 11:20 am| 2-min-read
The body of the 15-year-old boy who was kidnapped from Rampura in Bathinda was found on Wednesday morning.
Dushyant Garg alias Anmol, a resident of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, was kidnapped on Tuesday evening. Kidnappers called up Anmol’s father Vivek Kumar on his phone around 9.30 pm on Tuesday. They initially demanded a ransom of Rs 2 crore. During the second phone call, the kidnappers reduced the ransom to Rs 80 lakh. The victim’s father told them that had Rs 35,000 only and that would arrange the money by Wednesday morning. Vivek asked the kidnappers to let him talk to his son, but they refused.
The family sought help from the police. Two kidnappers were arrested on Wednesday morning. The police have recovered the body. The boy was murdered with a sharp weapon and his throat slit, police said.
SSP Nanak Singh said, “Two accused have been arrested and the boy’s body recovered”. The accused have been identified as Jaspal Singh of Kararwala village in Bathinda and Harsh Gandhi of Ludhiana.
Anmol was a student of Class 11. His father runs a repair shop near the bus stand.