Patna: A 14-year-old-boy, who is the son of a former Janata Dal (United) leader, and was abducted for a Rs 50 lakh ransom, was found murdered on Thursday in Bihar’s Siwan district, police said. Also Read - Fraud Alert! Scamster Poses As Man's Boss on Facebook & Asks For Money, Dupes Him of Rs 58,000

Rahul Kumar, a Class 7 student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, was the son of late Surendra Patel. He was reported abducted late on Wednesday. Also Read - AR Rahman Teases With Sushant Singh Rajput's Dil Bechara Playlist And Fans Can't Keep Calm!

Siwan Superintendent of Police Navin Chandra Jha said Kumar’s body had been found and four people had been arrested. Also Read - Fisherman Accidentally Catches Endangered Ganges River Dolphin in Bihar's Purnia, Carries it to Safety

According to IANS, Jha said, “The abductors killed him fearing arrest after a search and rescue operation was launched.”

The victim’s cousin Rajeev Ranjan informed the police that he had received a call from the abductors demanding a ransom of Rs 50 lakh. Jha