13-yr-old girl kidnapped,police hunt for youth

The Malwani police is on the lookout for a 19-year-old boy who allegedly kidnapped a 13-year-old girl from Malad (West) on Sunday.

Written by Express News Service | Published: September 5, 2012 4:22 am

The Malwani police is on the lookout for a 19-year-old boy who allegedly kidnapped a 13-year-old girl from Malad (West) on Sunday. The accused,who has been identified only as Azad,kidnapped the girl and took her to Assam,said the police.

A police team left for Assam on Tuesday to nab Azad,who is unemployed,after they traced a phone call that the girl’s parents received from their daughter on Monday. Police said the girl,a resident of Gate Number 6 area in Malwani,Malad,was missing since Sunday. The parents registered a missing person’s complaint. The police reportedly learnt that Azad,who is an acquaintance of the family and visited their house regularly,was also missing from the locality.

Senior inspector A Shaikh said a kidnapping case had been registered. “The parents of the girl approached us after they learnt that Azad was also missing from the locality,” said Shaikh.

On Monday,the girl’s parents received a phone call from her. “The girl informed her parents that she was fine and then hung up,” Shaikh added.

The police found that the call had been made from Assam.

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