Agra: Paper merchant`s 6-year-old son kidnapped, no arrests yet

Agra: In a shocking incident, a 6-year-old child of a paper merchant was allegedly kidnapped by two motorcycle-borne assailants when he was playing outside his house in Madia Katra area here on Sunday evening, police said on Monday. The unidentified persons who abducted Divya have been captured by CCTV camera.

"My son was cycling in the residence premises on Sunday evening in the presence of his mother and grandmother. Two people riding a bike picked up the boy and disappeared," Prateek Varshneya, the paper merchant and father of the kidnapped boy Divya said.

A special team of STF carried out searches last night, SSP Agra Preetinder Singh said, adding some labourers in the area had been questioned in this regard. However, police teams have been deployed in various parts of the city.

Senior police officials met Prateek Varshney at his residence in Madia Katra area under Hari Parbat police station.

Local MPs, MLAs and a Union minister of state for HRD Ram Shankar Katheria visited Varshneya's resident late last night.

Divya, a second class student of Delhi Public School, was cycling inside the lawn of his house when the two bike borne unidentified persons abducted him, while his mother and grandmother cried for help, Varshney said.

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