Student kidnapped for ransom released in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Jul 17 (UNI) A tenth class student who was kidnapped for ransom by three people on Tuesday has been released last night, official sources said today.

They said a group of three criminals kidnapped the 10th class student, Anees Ahmad Sheikh, in a Sumo from Waza Bagh Hydepoora.

Some pedestrians, however, informed the police about the incident.

Police immediately flashed the message to all flying squads posted at different parts of the valley and a massive hunt was launched to trace the student.

The Sumo driver was arrested and led the police to different hideouts of the criminals, who had made a phone call to Anees' house demanding Rs three lakh for his release.

However, the kidnappers released the student last night because of pressure, the sources said.

However, in two-month-old case, police is still clueless about a four-year-old boy, Mehran Latief, who was abducted by unidentified people from Habba Kadal town.

Despite orders from the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, there was no trace of the four-year-old missing from more than 63 days UNI BAS SW BD1331

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