Vemulawada (Karimnagar, March 12: The Karimnagar police arrested a man and three women here on Friday in connection with the kidnap and sale of a two-year-old boy. The boy, Sunny, was restored to his parents Mr Srikant Bhat and Ms Sonam of Secunderabad.
According to the district superintendent of police, Mr Sivashankar Reddy, the Bhats had visited the Rajanna temple here on March 7 along with Sunny.
Three persons, A. Raju, G. Chikki and V. Shailu of Nizamabad, befriended the couple on the temple premises and fled with the boy the next day.
The trio went to one D. Sravanti of Nizamabad and sold her the child for Rs 50,000.
On the first day of their acquaintance, the accused had used Srikant Bhat’s cellphone to call up one of their relatives. Using that as clue the police located the cell number and traced the accused and arrested them, the SP said.
Along with Raju, Chikki and Shailu, the police also arrested Sravanti