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Court sends kidnapper back to Tihar jail

The trial court had sentenced him to the jail term along with a fine of Rs 1,000 for kidnapping the boy in 1997 in March 2012.

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: July 3, 2012 4:25:21 pm

A man has been ordered by a Delhi court to serve the remaining part of his one-year jail term given for kidnapping his employer’s five-year-old son 15 years ago to avenge the rejection of his proposal to marry his niece to the minor victim.

“The appellant be taken into custody and sent to jail to undergo the unexpired period of sentence,” Additional Sessions Judge Narinder Kumar said,while upholding the one-year jail term awarded by the magisterial court to Vinod Kumar Yadav.

Dismissing Uttar Pradesh native Yadav’s appeal,the judge said,“Kidnapping the victim child caused pain and agony not only to the child but also to his parents.”

Yadav had moved the sessions court against the trial court’s March 2012 decision,which had sentenced him to the jail term along with a fine of Rs 1,000 for kidnapping the boy in 1997.

The sessions judge refused to reduce the quantum of sentence saying ‘the magistrate had already taken a lenient view.’

The court,however,set off the period of detention already undergone by Yadav during the investigation,inquiry and trial of the case.

The case against Yadav was registered on the complaint of his employer,whose son he had picked up from the school.

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