Rahul Kumar, a 14-year-old-school, who was kidnapped for a Rs 50 lakh, was found dead on Thursday in Bihar’s Siwan district, police said. A Class 7 student of Kendriya Vidyalaya was kidnapped on Wednesday. The boy was son of late Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Surendra Patel. His body was recovered from the Mufassil area, Siwan Superintendent of Police Navin Chandra Jha said.
Navin Chandra Jha said three persons have already been arrested in this connection. “Abductors killed him fearing arrest after a search and rescue operation was launched,” he added. The boy’s cousin Rajeev Ranjan told the police that he got a call from the kidnappers demanding a price of Rs 50 lakh.