A 23-year-old rape accused out on bail was arrested in Kota on Saturday after he kidnapped the survivor’s minor brother to blackmail the household into withdrawing the case in opposition to him, police mentioned.
They mentioned the person was arrested inside simply 4 hours in Bundi and the boy, a scholar of Class 7, rescued.
The police mentioned the boy was kidnapped by Ronak Dhobi when he had gone to a market in Tathed village beneath the Kaithun police station space of Kota on Saturday morning.
They mentioned Dhobi knowledgeable the boy’s relations that he had their son in his custody and would solely let him go in the event that they withdrew the rape case in opposition to him.
Dhobi was arrested over a yr in the past for allegedly raping the boy’s elder sister and was out on bail, the police mentioned.
Kaithun SHO Mahendra Maru mentioned the household lodged a report round 1 pm and police traced the situation of the accused to Bundi metropolis.
A group from the police station rushed to the spot and arrested the accused round 5 pm with assist from the native police, the SHO mentioned.
Dhobi was booked beneath IPC sections 363, 364 and 365 and an investigation was launched into the matter, he mentioned.
Four different instances, together with that of rape, try and homicide and beneath the Arms Act, in opposition to him are pending in court docket, Maru mentioned.
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