NAVI MUMBAI, Sept. 19 -- A 27-year-old man has been arrested from Bhiwandi on Friday for allegedly kidnapping a four-year-old boy from Taloja. The police also claimed to have rescued the boy within five hours.

Police said the accused, Majirul Haque, a labourer and a native of West Bengal, stayed in a rented house near the boy's family at Pendhar village at Taloja.

Kashinath Chavan, senior inspector of Taloja police station, said, "For the past several months, the accused had been requesting the boy's 23-year-old sister to marry him. The woman, who also works in a factory, had no interest in him and thus kept refusing him. On July 7, when she was returning from work, Haque assaulted her with bare hands for not accepting his proposals. He a...