A five-year-old boy was kidnapped and murdered in Surat in a case of personal rivalry, police said on Tuesday.
Nitin Shah was kidnapped from near his house allegedly by his father's friend on January 14 and later murdered, they said.
Nitin's father Sunil and the suspect Aman Shah were good friends. However, they had a fight on some issue ten days prior to the kidnapping incident, they added.
The man after kidnapping the boy had killed him and dumped his body near Sachin railway station area, police said.
The boy's body was found on Monday night and four persons, including a woman have been arrested in this connection.