The body of a Class 6 student, who was kidnapped on Monday, was found on Wednesday in a village after which a mob pelted stones on a police team, injuring the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Rampurhat in Birbhum district.
Riju Dafadar of Sanakpur village, whose father worked as a private security guard at Tarapith temple was kidnapped on Monday, police said.
After his family lodged a police complaint, Abhijit Dafadar, a distant relative of Riji was arrested by the police on Tuesday and he allegedly admitted that he had kidnapped him.
The police raided a number of places with Abhijit to trace Riju but could not find him.
Today the body of Riju was found in a field in Ghoshgram, a few km from his school at Birchandrapur. When a police team led by the SDPO went to the spot, a mob pelted stones injuring the SDPO, they added.