Patna, Dec. 17: Patna police today declared that Shivshankar Kumar (14), who was kidnapped yesterday, was found dead today.
Shivshanker, a student of Class VIII, went missing, while on his way to Kerodarpur from Kevlatand. His body was recovered from a riverine area of Ganga in Khusrupur in the district, late last night.
According to an FIR filed by Shivshankers father, Kailash Prasad, the kidnappers had demanded a ransom of Rs 5 lakh for his release. Police have launched a hunt to arrest the culprits.