Kanpur Boy’s Murder: Ransom Letter With ‘Allahu Akbar’ Used To Mislead Police
In a disturbing incident in Kanpur, the lifeless body of a 16-year-old boy, the son of a local businessman, was discovered on October 31. The boy had gone missing after leaving for his tuition teacher’s house on October 30.
The police have arrested the victim’s tuition teacher, Rachita, and her boyfriend, Prabhat, on suspicion of involvement in the boy’s abduction and murder. The victim’s body was found in a storage room at Rachita’s residence.
Notably, this case took a perplexing turn when a ransom note was uncovered, demanding a sum of Rs 30,00,000. The note, found at the victim’s home, bore a particularly unsettling detail—it was inscribed with the phrase “Allah hu Akbar.” The authorities believe that this element was intentionally included to divert the investigation and create confusion.
The family of the deceased boy last saw him departing for Rachita’s residence at approximately 5:30 am on the fateful day. It is believed that Prabhat had followed him to the tuition teacher’s home. Surveillance footage showed both the victim and Prabhat entering Rachita’s house together. However, it is from this point that the situation takes a sinister turn, as only Prabhat was seen exiting the storage room. Authorities suspect that this is when the boy met a tragic end.
The motive behind this heinous crime remains shrouded in mystery, and both suspects, Rachita and Prabhat Shukla, are currently in police custody, facing questioning as the investigation continues.