Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, Oct 18: A six-year-old boy, who was abducted on October 14 for ransom, was murdered, the suspected abductor confessed to the police today.
Police said Vishnu Naik was abducted from his house near Kollampalli village in the district. The kidnapper had later demanded a ransom of Rs 10 lakh.
Based on a complaint from his parents, police traced Tharma Naik, the kidnapper, and arrested him today. During interrogation, he confessed that he had murdered the boy three days back.
Police has launched a search for recovering the body. They suspect that rivalry between the victim's family and the kidnapper might have triggered the crime.