Satish Aditya
Motihari : Police have seized the ;car used for kidnapping and subsequent murder of a Patna student Rambabu on January 31, 2021.  SHO, Harsidhi  police station (PS) in East Champaran District in North Bihar, Shailendra Kumar, on February 11, 2021, said that
police seized  a car at Bettiah, which was used for kidnapping of Rambabu from Punaichak  under Shastrinagar  PS, Patna, for ransom. Two  persons including one Golu were arrested on  February 11, 2021, from Bettiah in connection with this crime.  One of the accused, who belongs to Harsidhi, is  evading arrest, the SHO added.

Rambabu , a college studen at Patnat, was kidnapped by  his  friends on January 31, 2021, from Punaichak under Shastrinagar PS, Patna, for ransom and he was killed  the same night. The body was thrown into Gobindpur canal near Matiarwa under Harsidhi PS area in East Champaran District. Harsidhi police recovered  body of a youngman from this canal  on February 1, 2021, but the deceased could not be  unidentified. The unidentified body was  cremated by police  after taking his photograph.

SDPO, Areraj Sub-Division  in East Champaran District, Jyoti Prakash, on February 11, 2021, said that the  body was later identified by  Shastrinagar police,  Patna, as that of slain Rambabu, who was kidnapped from Punaichak, Patna.

According to police, Rambabu was son  of  a retired Homeguards Jawan, and was a student at Patna. Four of his friends visited his  residence at Punaichak and he went out  with them but did not return. His father lodged a case  with Shastrinagar PS  on February 1, 2021, in this connection. This case was cracked by Harsidhi police following confession of Golu, who was arrested  by police from Bettiah  and Shastrinagar police identified his photo.