TARN TARN – The police today recovered the body of 14-year-old Jagjit, who was kidnapped for ransom on Saturday, from the outskirts of Bhuchar Khurd village, 16 km from his native village Narla.
Manminder Singh, SSP, said the boy seemed to have been strangled to death. The body had been sent for a postmortem
examination. The police has arrested Surjit Kumar, a close relative of the victim’s mother. Another accused identified as Lakhwinder has absconded and a hunt has been launched to nab him.
Jagjit, a Class VIII student of Government Secondary School, Khalra, was abducted on his way to school.The kidnappers demanded a ransom of Rs 12 lakh for his release.