Bargarh cement factory manager’s 9-year-old son rescued after kidnapping


A nine-year-old boy who was allegedly kidnapped by two disbelievers on a bicycle outside his home in Cement Nagar in the ACC settlement in the town of Bargarh on Sunday evening was rescued by local residents hours after the incident.

Mohammad Muazzam, class 3 student and son of Jamil Akhtar Khan, general manager-responsible for CSR at ACC Bargarh cement factory, was kidnapped by two unidentified people while playing outside his house around 6:45 p.m. yesterday, according to a complaint. dropped off at Bargarh town police station.

Muazzam’s father mentioned in his complaint that the kidnappers also left a handwritten note in English near the garage of his house in which they demanded a ransom of Rs 10 lakh to free his son.

Based on the complaint, the city police formed squads and launched a search operation to locate Muazzam.

A few hours after the incident, Muazzam was fortunately spotted by local young people near the Bargarh high school. They contacted his parents and informed the police about the case.

Informing the media of the incident, PK Mishra, Additional SP for Bargarh, said: “After receiving the complaint, we blocked all exit and entry routes through town. In addition, we also carried out raids in several suspicious locations. We believe that the kidnappers left the child near the school to escape police vigilance. We hope to catch the kidnappers soon.

Sanjit Chhatria, who reportedly rescued Muazzam near the school, said: “At around 11:30 pm, my friends and I were walking near the school when we saw the boy walking alone near the school boundary. We were aware of the news of the kidnapping and without wasting any time we immediately rushed over to the boy to check if he was the same child. Our concerns were well founded and we contacted the police and returned the little boy to his parents. I also asked the child where the kidnappers had dropped him off and he told me that two men had left him some distance from the school, ”Chhatria added.

Relieved Muazzam’s mother, Sainda Khan said, “He (Muazzam) said two men forcibly took him by bicycle into a jungle. We have no enmity with anyone and I never thought this would ever happen to us.

Muazzam’s state of health is good however, the child is in shock and will recover soon, the child’s family have informed.


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