A five-month-old baby kidnapped a day ago, was found buried under a bridge in Cachar district.
The incident has sent a fear psychosis in the region after the police went on the lookout for the kidnappers only to find the baby’s body dug out from the ground.
Five people including a woman were detained in connection with the kidnapping and murder of the five-month-old baby identified as Dhrubajyoti Nath.
As per reports, the baby was kidnapped from inside his home in Silchar and soon after a ransom of Rs 10 lakh was demanded by the kidnappers to the child’s parents.
The parents refused to give the ransom money and instead called the police.
The kidnappers then killed the baby by suffocating him and buried him below a bridge.
The police later detained a group of people doubted to be the kidnapping team after phone calls made to the baby’s parents were intercepted. It is then the detained persons confessed to the crime and showed the police where exactly they had buried the baby.