Patna: A Rs 20 lakh ransom has been demanded for the release of a school student kidnapped from Bihar`s Muzaffarpur district, his family members said on Monday, even as the police remain clueless more than three weeks after the abduction.
Abhisek Kumar alias Kittu, studies in class 12 of a school in Muzaffarpur, some 70 km from here. He was kidnapped Oct 24 from near his house.
"We have received a ransom call thrice in the last ten days," a family member told a news agency.
Police had earlier refused to register a case but now say that search operations are on.