Series of abductions in Satna district has sparked panic among the people of the district kidnapping of minors has recently become a trend in Satna district bordering Uttar Pradesh. After abduction and murder of twins in Satna, another minor, a five year old boy, who was abducted, was found murdered in the district.
Five children were reported missing, one was found murdered, and in one case where a minor was reported missing from Maihar Temple, CCTV footages showing a man taking away the child, but the police as yet to trace the abductor.
The minor Shashikant Prajapati went missing while playing outside his house and the family received a ransom call demanding Rs.2 lakh. Later on body of the child was found in a farm in the village.
The consecutive incidents have sparked panic in the district and people are now talking about the security of the remaining four children. There is an air of fear. Still the lives of other children are in danger. The people of the district have appealed the police for early rescue of the remaining children.
There seem to be a complete failure of policing in the district. Meanwhile the state Congress has approached the Election Commission for transfer of Satna SP Santosh Singh Gour. Law and order especially safety of children is deteriorating with each passing day. The people of Satna are made to suffer due to incompetence of the SP, the Congress has started in a complaint to the Election Commission.
The former Deputy Speaker, Rajendra Kumar Singh and Satna Congress incharge, JP Dhanopia has also written to the Chief Electoral Officer.