Man held for abducting son of his live-in partner

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Thane, Jan 26 (PTI) A seven-year-old boy who was abducted from Mumbra in Thane district of Maharashtra has been rescued while he was being taken to Uttar Pradesh on a train, police said on Tuesday, adding that the accused was arrested.

The accused Rinku Saroj (35) had abducted the boy, who is son of his live-in partner, from Diva area in Thane district on January 24 after she refused to shift to Uttar Pradesh with him, an official said.

Acting on the information provided by the complainant woman, police contacted the Government Railway Police (GRP) in Prayagraj and Itarsi.

'GRP personnel spotted the boy and Saroj travelling in a Uttar Pradesh-bound train,' the official said.

A team of local police then travelled to Prayagraj and took custody of the accused and the boy, who has been handed over to his mother, he added. PTI CORR NSK NSK