Family held for abducting 3-year-old boy
SALEM: A couple and their teenage daughter were arrested by the city police on Friday in connection with a three-year-old kidnap case.
A boy, Yogeshwaran was kidnapped from outside his house in the city by two women in Wednesday, but he was rescued by the police on the outskirts of the city after the kidnappers abandoned him near a bus stop at Selathampatty.
On Friday, Police arrested P Velavan, 38, his wife Revathi, 32, and their 14 year old daughter for kidnapping Yogeshwaran. Velavan has directed his wife and daughter to adjuct the boy, so that he could demand ransom for freeing the boy.
Both Revathi and her daughter went in a bike by covering their faces using "Dhupatta" and kidnapped Yogeshwaran on Wedneasay, Police said, Police zeroed in on Revathi and her daughter after they contacted Yogeshwaran father Balaji through mobile phone and demanded Rs 3 Lakh.