ANANTAPUR: The Central Crime Station police arrested three persons here on Saturday on charge of cheating people by duping them with the exchange of fake gold with original gold. Inspector A. Srinivasulu said S. Rama Naidu of Rampuram in Dharmavaram mandal, E. Ankaiah of Nandyal, G. Ramakrishna of Anantapur duped several people in Nandyal, Kurnool, Kadapa and Anantapur towns.

Boy kidnapped

Meanwhile, Madan Sai, 4, a kindergarten student of a private school, was kidnapped during the lunch time in Maruthi Nagar here on Saturday. The kidnappers called up the boy’s father but did not specify any demands.