Balasore: Three persons of a family have been apprehended for allegedly kidnapping a 9-year-old boy at Chhatrapur village under Simulia police limits of Balasore district.
The accused have been identified as Dinabandhu Das, Tapas Das, and Rukmini Das.
The incident came to light after the boy was rescued. He said that Rukmini had yesterday evening lured him into her house where he tied her hands and legs.
She had also taped his mouth shut and they were planning to sell him off for Rs 5 lakh.
However, after the missing report of the minor boy along with his photo went viral on social media, one of the kidnappers left him in the village.
As per the last reports, Simulia Police have detained the three for interrogation.