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Kidnapped Mumbai teenager found murdered

india Updated: Feb 17, 2009 23:24 IST
Kidnapped Mumbai teenager found murdered

A 17-year-old class 12th student has been abducted and murdered by his classmates in Mumbai. Mumbai Police found the body of Mukim Khan on Tuesday morning.

The body was fished out of a drain in Vakola and taken to Cooper Hospital for autopsy.

Mukim, a commerce student from Rizvi College in Mumbai's Bandra area had been missing since Friday.

Police have taken two of his colleagues, Amir and Sarfaraz, into custody for abducting and murdering Mukim. The duo led the police to the spot where Mukim's body was dumped.

Police said a ransom demand of Rs 2 lakh had been made for Mukim's release. Mukim's father is a landlord and they live in the Khar-Bandra area.

This latest incident of kidnapping and murder of a teenager comes a little more than a year after the Adnan Patrawala case.