Lucknow: Youths take kids hostage, flee with cash

Lucknow: Youths take kids hostage, flee with cash

LUCKNOW: Threatening to kill the 2 minor kids after holding them hostage, two masked men decamped with ornaments and cash from a health department's employee's range in Madioan on Thursday.
According to police, house owner Ashish Singh of Shankerpur Colony, posted as senior clerk in DG health Lucknow office left for work on Thursday. His wife Nisha also left for salon located at Ramram Bank crossing. Kids Avanshika (8) and Atharv (4) were alone reception .


"Around noon, two masked youths entered the house claiming to be Ashish's friends. They tied the youngsters with a rope, went upstairs, broke the almirah and left with cash and ornaments. once I tried to shout they threatened to kill Atharv," said Avanshika.
Deputy commissioner of police, North Zone, Shalini said as per Ashish's complaint a theft case has been registered. "One person has been detained while other has been traced and teams are dispatched to arrest him.