Patna, 22 November (IANS). The 16-year-old son of a well-known jeweler in Begusarai, Bihar, was kidnapped on Sunday and demanded Rs 1 crore as ransom for his safe release. Police have said.
Due to this incident, people have started protesting in the area.
The victim was going to practice cricket in a field near the house, when some criminals in the car forcibly took him along with him in the car.
Begusarai DIG Rajesh Kumar said, “Several teams of local police have been formed and raids are currently being conducted at all possible hideouts of the hijackers.”
The sensational news of the kidnapping spread like fire across the city, with local traders and jewelers closing their shops on Sunday to express their anger. They protested in the streets and also expressed concern over the pathetic state of law and order in Begusarai.
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