Jammu and Kashmir police in Budgam on Thursday claimed to have arrested a woman for kidnapping a four-year-old child in the district.
A police spokesman in a statement said that Police Station Khag received an information that one lady who was begging in village Dalwash, Khag kidnapped a child age about 04 years namely Ahil Ahmad Pandith son of Ghulam Mohi-Din Pandith resident of Dalwash Khag.
“The lady concealed him under her scarf. Some women turned suspicious and informed police Station Khag. Meanwhile police party rushed to the spot alongwith lady police personnel, recovered the kidnapped boy from her possession and arrested her on the spot.”
The accused lady has been subsequently identified as Chidi Devi wife of Khana Ram resident of Dhannasar, Hanumangarh Rajasthan, police said.
Meanwhile, police said that a case under FIR number 17/2023 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Khag and investigation has been taken up.
“The boy has been handed over to his parents after medico legal formalities,” police said. (KNO)