//Man given life term for kidnapping child

Man given life term for kidnapping child

Meerut: A local court has sentenced a man to life in prison for kidnapping an 18-month-old boy from a locality here four years ago while acquitting four others.

Additional Sessions Judge Visheesh Sharma yesterday convicted Kamal alias Kamlesh for abducting Ashray Manglik from a house under Civil Lines police station on April 14, 2002, awarding him a life term and imposing a fine of Rs 5,000 on him. Police later found the child in a sugarcane field in Sardana and filed a chargesheet against Kamal, Prem, Sanjay, Ganga Saran and Bacchan. Eleven witnesses were produced in the court and while Kamal was found guilty, the others were acquitted for lack of evidence.