A six-month-old baby boy, who was allegedly kidnapped by a person and sold it to another for Rs 10,000 here last week was rescued Wednesday with the arrest of two people, police said.
The boy was allegedly abducted from the house of the prime accused Shaik Ahmed from Balapur here in the wee hours of May 3, where the boys mother and grandmother had gone to as the accused was acquainted with them, the police said.
Shaiktook the boy away while his mother and grandmother were asleep and after locking the house from the outside, he fled to Nanded in Maharashtra before selling the baby to Mir Fayaz Ali for Rs 10,000, they said.
Based on a complaint by the boys mother, a case was registered and special police teams were formed to nab Ahmed, the police said.
During course of investigation, Ahmed was apprehended from Nanded and on interrogation he confessed to have abducted the boy and had sold him to Ali for Rs 10,000.
The police rescued the boy from Alis possession here and handed him over to his parents, police added.