Child rescued within hours of kidnapping

Kidnapped child recovered by Punjab police
Thursday, 01 October 2009
AMRITSAR: Amritsar Police here Thursday recovered a 5 year old child who was kidnapped late last night.SSP Amritsar Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh said that police received information that one 5 year old child name Simranjit Singh alias Sam was kidnapped by some unknown persons while the child was playing with his grand mother at his house near Hall Bajar.The child belongs to a mediocre family having business in Amritsar. The father of child is working in Dubai and his uncle is in Army working in the J&K.
As soon as the information was received, the police immediately swung into action and SSP Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh reached the spot. A red alert was sounded in the city and the photograph of the child was circulated at all the Naka points in the city area. In the mean time kidnappers’ cellphone was tracked which was incidentally taken away from the house of the victim. The kidnapper was engaged in negotiation which was personally conducted by the SSP. Various teams of the district police were formed in search of boy and all exit points of the city were sealed. It was learnt in the preliminary investigation that only one person came to take away the child and he was backed by two-three others, added SSP.
As this process was still on, two Constables of the district police Kashmir Singh and Kuldeep Singh spotted the child at Chowk Malkan Butt and the child was rescued. A case of kidnapping has been registered at Police Station Kotwali. Further investigations are going on, said police. [www.punjabnewsline.com/content/view/19302/38/]