The minor boy who was reportedly kidnapped and held captive in Bangladesh for the last 26 days returned home on Wednesday.
With the initiatives of the administration of India and Bangladesh, the boy, Faysal Ahmed, returned after the border guards of India and Bangladesh completed the formalities. Parents expressed happiness after getting back their child.
According to sources, a group of miscreants led by one Nasir Hussain, a Bangladesh citizen picked up son of Abul Kalam, namely Faysal from Najurpora area under Bagber GramPanchayat in Boxanagar on July 31 last.
The kidnappers demanded a ransom of Rs 20 lakh. The gang is involved in liquor trading. They kidnapped Faysal over some issues pertaining to gold biscuits’ worth Rs 1 crore 20 lakh.
The miscreants took Faysal in their liquor den in Bangladesh. However, the kidnappers did not hurt Faysal, moreover, they provided good food to him. During his 26 days in captivity, he was allowed to speak with his parents over the phone couple of times Initially, Faysal was taken to Cumilla in Bangladesh from where he managed to flee.
However, he was caught by Nasir’s gang members and sent to Dhaka and later, to Pabna. Abul Kalam, the father of Faysal did not pay a ransom, instead relied on the initiatives of the administration.
Coming under pressure from Indian administration as well as Bangladesh authority, the kidnappers left him at Telkupi bazaar in Cumilla two days ago.
After being released, Faysal went to the Police and later, he was produced before the District Court of Cumilla.
The Judge of the Court ordered the Police to hand over to the Indian authority. Accordingly, through a flag meeting between BSF and BGB, Faysal returned home safely.