Kidnapped Savar boy rescued in Manikganj


28th April, 2021 03:46:54 printer

Kidnapped Savar boy rescued in Manikganj

Five days after a ten year old  boy was allegedly kidnapped for a Tk 5 lakh ransom from Savar, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) rescued him from Manikganj in the small hours of Wednesday.

Three men have also been arrested in connection with the crime, officials said. The accused have been identified as Md Karim Bepari (29), Badsha Raja (35) and Habu Mia (45).

Acting on a tip-off, a RAB team raided a house in the Nobogram area of Manikganj's

Sadar upazila around 12.30am and rescued 

Istefat Hossain Sohan, son of Habibur Rahman, who went missing on April 23.

When contacted, RAB-4 company commander Unu Mong confirmed the news to UNB.

During interrogation, the accused told investigators that they had lured Istefat by promising to shower him with gifts, including birds. Later they demanded Tk 5 lakh from his parents as ransom.