The accused was on the run for the past several days, frequently changing their hiding places.
The arrested person has been identified as S Prakasan of K V R Nagar in Tirupur.
According to Manorama News, Saif hired a gang to recover the money that Sheeja had borrowed from his mother Shailabivi.
It was timely action by the Kerala Police that led to the rescue of a 14-year-old boy abducted from Kottiyam in Kollam district within hours. In fact, high drama was involved in the rescue mission.
It is suspected that the boy's relative hired a quotation gang to recover a sum of Rs 10 lakh from the family.
The infant was a son of one Radha, a resident of Parkham village under Farah Police Station in Mathura district.
Businessman Lukhmanul Hakkim (45), a resident of Balussery, has been admitted to the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital for treatment.
When the boy's father was standing at the entrance of the Kozhikode railway station, he saw a stranger passing through the place by holding his son's hand.
The gang who arrived at the grandmother’s house forcefully took her away in a vehicle on Sunday.
The girl belongs to Valupara area of Angamoozhy in Pathanamthitta district.