Indian woman held in Saptari

SAPTARI: Locals apprehended on Wednesday morning an Indian woman on suspicion of abducting a child at Kanchanpur in Saptari district.

The middle aged-looking woman was taking along 9-year-old Rishi Yadav, the son of Mahesh Yadav, to an unknown location. A local Sambhu Yadav explained that the child was rescued after people heard his screams, adding that her accomplice, however managed to flee the scene.

The woman was then handed to the Area Police Office, Kanchanpur. It was learnt that she refused to reveal her address in India during the police interrogation.

Cases of child abduction have been recurring in the region with alarming frequency.