Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 18: In a shocking confession, a man arrested with a kidnapped child told police here that he roasted abducted children he could not sell and at times ate their flesh too.
The man identified as Amar Singh, native of Sahibabad, also confessed that till now he and his family members have killed and eaten almost 30 children.
Villagers caught hold of him when he was trying to escape with a kidnapped child, Sajid, a resident of Bhoor Baral in Meerut district.
Police here are investigating if the man’s startling claims are true, Inspector General of Police Rajiv Krishna said.
Police said villagers caught hold of the man when he was trying to escape with a kidnapped child.
The man told police that he had abducted children in the past too and sold them on moving trains.
The villagers had earlier complained about another missing child. He was never traced.