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Woman abducts child, arrested in Chandigarh

IANS | September 01, 2021 12:55 PM

CHANDIGARH: A woman has been arrested for kidnapping a five-month-old child.

The police said a woman, who sold balloons near the ISBT in Sector 43 and was residing there with her husband and three sons, reported that a woman, named Pooja, came to stay with them on the intervening night of August 28 and 29. In the morning, the complainant found her six-month-old son missing. She later found that Pooja kidnapped her son with an intention to sell him.

A case was registered. The police said the suspect was arrested from Maloya and the kidnapped boy was recovered from her possession.

During the interrogation, the suspect revealed that she was a wanderer and had no permanent address.

Earlier, she was married to a man residing at Tin Colony, Sector 52, and also had a boy out of the wedlock but later on they separated. Thereafter, she started living with another person, an auto driver at Phase XI, Mohali.

She was arrested in a theft case registered at the Sohana police station. After getting bail, she shifted to Ludhiana.

The police said the woman had kidnapped the child with an intention to sell him.

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