Man Hides 20-25 Children at his House in Uttar Pradesh’s Farukkhabad

Man Hides 20-25 Children at his House in Uttar Pradesh’s Farukkhabad

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Man hides 20-25  Children at his House in Uttar Pradesh’s Farukkhabad

The exact number of people held hostage could not be ascertained. The man hide the children at his house in Uttar Pradesh’s Farukkhabad. The villagers said there are nearly 20-25 children inside and also the criminal’s wife and children. The man, Suresh Batham, with criminal antecedents is reported to have invited the kids over to his place on the pretext of a birthday party and then held them hostage.

When some local people tried to get the door opened, he started firing from inside injuring three policemen and a villager. Batham even hurled a low intensity bomb from the window.

The operation to rescue the hostages is underway. Senior police officers are at the spot.“We have asked IG Kanpur range to rush to the spot. We have also rushed a team of commando to the spot to control thesituation. We are monitoring the situation. Our priority is to save the children,” said DGP OP Singh.

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath is monitoring the situation and is in touch with the senior officers of the state government over the matter.
                                     
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