Telangana: Man kidnaps, kills boy, then calls for ransom | Hyderabad News

HYDERABAD: A 9-year-old boy, who was once abducted on Sunday, was once throttled to dying the similar day and his frame burnt in Mahabubabad district via his abductor earlier than he made ransom calls, police stated on Thursday. Police officers also are probing if a relative had any function within the kidnapping.
The boy, Deekshith Reddy, was once picked up close to his place of dwelling via Manga Sagar, a motor mechanic, who was once recognized to circle of relatives as they have been from the similar village close to town. Sagar had lured the boy, who was once taking part in along with his pals, via providing him a joyride on his motorcycle. The boy readily agreed to head as Sagar was once recognized to his businessman father Ranjith Reddy, law enforcement officials stated.
The boy’s father had lately purchased a assets and Sagar hatched the plan hoping to squeeze him for cash, however it seems that evolved chilly toes and murdered the boy, law enforcement officials stated.
“The boy was once killed the similar day he was once abducted. Sagar feared that the boy will reveal his id. So he throttled him, poured petrol and burnt the boy so the frame may just now not be known. After killing the boy, Sagar made VoIP calls to the circle of relatives for ransom,’’ Mahabubabad SP N Koti Reddy stated.
The SP stated that the boy was once taken to a imaginable hideout in Palupusapalli hillock from the place Sagar referred to as tough Rs 45 lakh as ransom on Sunday and Monday.
Investigators stated that the mechanic was once arrested when they got here throughout CCTV photos and trapped him when he got here to take money from a circle of relatives member. The function of boy’s relative is being probed as he generally is a imaginable companion, investigators stated.
Till Sagar disclosed that the boy was once murdered, native police had the impact that the boy was once alive and it was once being handled as a case of kidnap for ransom. The accused was once taken to the hillock from the place the burnt frame was once recovered later.