Ahmedabad: The body of a teenager, who was
kidnapped for ransom from Sanand city, was today recovered
from a well on the outskirts of a village near here, police
"The body found in the well on the outskirts of Goraj
village is that of 16-year-old Shaktisinh Jhala who was
missing since Tuesday evening...The throat has been slit and
the body was thrown in the well," Sanand police inspector M N
The body has been fished out and sent to civil hospital
for post-mortem, he said.
Shaktisinh, grandson of a prominent land broker in Sanand
taluka, was missing since Tuesday night. His parents had filed
a complaint with the Sanand police yesterday.
Police said the parents received a phone call last night
asking them to pay Rs two crore as ransom for the boy`s
DSP M M Malek said they are questioning friends of the
teenager and also trying to trace his mobile phone calls made
in the last couple of days.