Juvenile held in minor boys kidnap case

Hyderabad, Nov 18 (PTI) A juvenile has been arrestedhere for allegedly kidnapping a seven-year-old boy anddemanding ransom, police said on Monday.

Rachakonda Commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat told reportersthat the police were able to crack the case in just threehours on Sunday and nabbed the 17-year-old child in conflictwith law when he was taking the ransom amount.

The class ten student allegedly kidnapped the boy whenhe was playing at a swimming pool at Meerpet.

He invited the boy for playing games and took him to atemple and called the father demanding Rs 3 lakh for hisrelease, Bhagwat said.

The father agreed to pay Rs 1.5 lakh-- Rs 25,000 incash and rest by cheque-- police said, adding the juvenile wasnabbed while he was receiving the money.PTI GDKBN BN