Bihar Finance Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav’s maternal grandson has been kidnapped from Pipra block area of Supaul district, the police said. The child had gone missing on July 1 but the police only made the information public on Sunday.
Supaul SP Sudhir Kumar Porika said Manish (11) was kidnapped while he was returning to school. “He stays at a hostel. Our reports say he was kidnapped while on his way to the hostel from his home” he said, adding that there had been no ransom demand so far.
An FIR has now been lodged and raids are being conducted all over the district.
Meanwhile, Yadav said, “The only thing worrying me is that there has been no ransom demand. I hope the police traces him quickly”.
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