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Kidnapping case: 2 more held, police record statements of Goa couple

After arresting four women on Sunday, the police caught Mankhurd resident Ganesh Sale, the husband of 21-year-old Yogita Sale, who allegedly kidnapped the boy, Ahmad Khan.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
December 14, 2016 1:57:55 am

Mankhurd police have arrested two more people on Tuesday for allegedly abducting a two-and-half-year-old boy and selling him to an elderly childless couple in Goa. The couple also recorded their statements with the police on Tuesday.

After arresting four women on Sunday, the police caught Mankhurd resident Ganesh Sale, the husband of 21-year-old Yogita Sale, who allegedly kidnapped the boy, Ahmad Khan, from his home on December 5. In addition, the police also arrested another Mankhurd resident Mala.

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“Ganesh Sale conspired with his wife to kidnap the boy and Mala put the accused couple in contact with Asha Thakur, who put the accused in Mumbai in touch with the accused in Goa,” said Naresh Kasale, senior inspector, Mankhurd police station.

The police said that Yogita travelled to Goa with Ahmad and posed before an elderly couple in Ponda, Goa as a mother who was unable to provide for him. After nabbing Yogita, the police also arrested Goa residents Noorjahan Mulla and Prabha Naik, who allegedly duped the couple by claiming to have found a child for them to adopt and then pocketed Rs 2.5 lakh from them. “The accused are involved in several other cases of kidnap. We are interrogating them to seek details of other crimes,” Kasale said.

The police count the Goa couple as their main witnesses in the case.

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