Mumbai, June 13 -- A week after a toddler was kidnapped from Bhiwandi, local police arrested the main accused Rohit Kotekar, 23, on Monday and rescued the boy from Uttar Pradesh (UP), where he had been sold to a childless couple.

On June 3, Aashiq was kidnapped from under Dhamankar Naka flyover where his family had taken shelter. Police said they rescued the boy with the help of Uttar Pradesh police and have reunited him with his parents.

Chandul Harjan, 30, a native of Faizabad in UP, registered a case after his son Aashiq went missing on June 4.

"Harjan and his family had come to Mumbai in search of a job. They took shelter under the flyover," said a senior officer from Bhiwandi police station. When Harjan's family was asleep, the accu...