Boy in hospital with stab wounds

Bagalkot: A seven-year-old boy, Mohammad Hussain, found with stab wounds at Machkhandi Cross on the outskirts of Bijapur on Friday night, has been hospitalised. His condition is said to be serious.

According to sources, an unidentified caller threatened to kidnap Mohammad a few days ago and demanded a ransom of Rs. 2 lakh from Basha Mujawar, the boy’s father. But the father thought it was a prank and ignored it.

The police have registered a case. — Staff Correspondent

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