Two persons allegedly involved in abduction of a 12-year-old boy from Dombivili five years ago and were absconding since then have been arrested, police said.
Acting on a tip-off, Bushan Bhanudas Karale alias Mushya and Bushan Valku Mongal, both 25-year-old, were arrested yesterday for allegedly kidnapping the boy, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Parag Manere said.
“In 2010, the boy was kidnapped from Dombivili while on his way to school. The abductors had demanded Rs 15 lakh ransom,” he said.
One of the accused worked at Chiplun while the other one was a material supplier.
In 2010, three boys were allegedly kidnapped in Dombivili and two of them were killed, Manere said, adding probe was underway to determine if the duo was involved in the murder.