Two college students arrested in kidnap case

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Bijapur, Karnataka, Jan 3 (UNI) Two college students, involved in the kidnap of a nine-year-old boy here last week, were arrested at the Gulbarga Railway Station today.

Superintendent of Police B S Marturkar told UNI Javeed Husensab Nagaraboudi (24) and Mobin Hasanasab Mujawab (23) were traced through a mobile.

On information that they were bound for Hyderabad from Solapur by train, a team of officials rushed to Solapur and another team was waiting in Gulbarga to arrest them, he added.

The stolen car used by the culprits to kidnap Shashank, son of a Class I Contractor here on December 26, who was rescued after two days near Pune with the help of Maharashtra police, was also seized.

Mr Marturkar said Rs 13.50 lakh in cash was seized from the arrested.

He said the boy's father had revealed that he had paid Rs 15 lakh ransom for the release.

The culprits revealed that they were inspired by a Hindi movie to kidnap the boy for ransom.

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