Snapdeal employee feared abducted in Ghaziabad on way home from work

According to police, Dipti disappeared around 8.30 pm Wednesday near Hindon Bridge.

Written by Aditi Vatsa | New Delhi | Updated: February 12, 2016 5:41 am
snapdeal Dipti Sarna, a snapdeal employee has been abducted from Ghaziabad.

A 24-year-old woman was feared abducted on her way home from work in Ghaziabad Wednesday night. Dipti Sarna, an employee of e-commerce firm Snapdeal, boarded a shared autorickshaw from Vaishali Metro station to the Ghaziabad bus stand, an 11-km stretch, and has since been missing.

UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s office tweeted that he had asked the Ghaziabad Senior Superintendent of Police to “personally head the search operation”, and that several teams had been formed. Delhi Police informed Snapdeal that they too had alerted all patrol teams. Snapdeal had earlier tweeted Dipti’s photo, seeking information on her.

According to police, Dipti disappeared around 8.30 pm Wednesday near Hindon Bridge. “Her father was waiting for her near the Ghaziabad bus stand when he received a call from her friend. The friend informed her father that she was in danger.

He had been speaking to her on the phone when he heard her scream and the call got disconnected,” S J Patil, SP City, Ghaziabad, said.

“We have been able to trace her last location to a village called Nandgram which is near Hindon Bridge. Preliminary investigations point to a case of abduction. Search operations in the area are being conducted and questioning is on,” SSP Dharmendra Singh said.

dipti

An FIR under IPC section 364 — kidnapping or abducting in order to murder — has been lodged by the girl’s family, Singh said. Police said they were going through CCTV footage, mostly from the Vaishali Metro station.

A resident of Kavi Nagar, Dipti works as a company secretary in Snapdeal’s legal department in Gurgaon. Her father Narendra Sarna said: “My daughter has been taking the same route every evening for the last one year. She would board the Metro from Gurgaon and travel to Vaishali. Before boarding a shared autorickshaw from Vaishali, she would call us. When she would reach Hindon Bridge, she would call again and ask me to reach Ghaziabad bus stand.”

On Wednesday evening too, Dipti called her father at 7.42 pm from Vaishali Metro station. At 8.17 pm, she made a second call, asking her father to reach the bus stand. Minutes later, her father received a call from her friend, alerting him that his daughter was in danger.

“Her friend, who was in Bengaluru, called me and said they had been speaking on the phone when Dipti screamed and the call got disconnected. At that time, I was waiting for her near Ghaziabad bus stand. I rushed to the Hindon Bridge area, called her but the phone was switched off,” the father said.

Police said no eyewitness has stepped forward so far but they were looking for another young woman who might have been on the same autorickshaw.

“Some autorickshaw drivers in the Hindon Bridge area have said that around the same time last night, a young woman had come to their stand and was crying. She apparently told them that she was pushed out of the shared autorickshaw by some men who waved a knife at her. The autorickshaw drivers said the woman claimed that there was another woman in the autorickshaw. Efforts to track this witness are underway,” a police officer said.

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    Anonymous
    Feb 11, 2016 at 7:03 pm
    How sad...? She is beautiful youth trying to make hard EARNING ..how can anybody be so cruel..they should get married to someone they should thin wht their mother and sis would think.. Looking at victims who are such hard working girls my heart breaks ,and on the other sideblook at some others live in relations and multiple affairs they r not even aware of this and are ignorant...
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      SurAce Chand
      Feb 12, 2016 at 7:20 am
      Police waali ki ladki thi isliye puri force laga k jldi dund liya otherwise kise ko koi frk nhi pdta na c.m tweet tk nhi krta
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        Rajesh
        Feb 11, 2016 at 2:21 pm
        That part of the country is a perennial shame to India.
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          Rajesh
          Feb 11, 2016 at 5:29 pm
          You elect anti-nationals and pseudo-seculars and it is permanent jungle raj.
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            Chandrashekhar Deshpande
            Feb 11, 2016 at 1:06 pm
            There may be supporters for the PM's call for 'MAKE IN INDIA' unfortunately some of the companies may opt the slogan 'Make in India' except UP and Bihar and Delhi.
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              Dharam
              Feb 11, 2016 at 9:25 pm
              Sorry to hear and uderstand the terrible pain going through by the family. Pray for her safety. Ghaziabad and UP is very unsafe place for women.
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                priynk
                Feb 11, 2016 at 2:51 pm
                another incident in UP
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                  Dr Gautam
                  Feb 11, 2016 at 6:57 pm
                  Pray for her safety,women are not safe in india especially UP
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                    NArayan
                    Feb 11, 2016 at 2:12 pm
                    but, that doesnt stop the bhaiyyas from migrating to other shining states and turn them into bhaiyaland.
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                      madan gupta
                      Feb 15, 2016 at 3:21 am
                      मरवा के घर लोट आई.
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                        madan gupta
                        Feb 11, 2016 at 11:47 pm
                        नये बॉय फ्रेंड के साथ गई होगी. आ जाये गी. पुलिस को मत परेशान करो. लडकी को हर रोज़ नया माल चाहिए, इसलिए शादी से नफरत है..
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                          madan gupta
                          Feb 14, 2016 at 2:10 am
                          यह ड्रामा था, इस को रोज़ नया चाहिए वह भी १२ इंच लम्बा . पुलिस को परेशान किया. इस के होल की डाक्टरी करो और देखो कितनो ने घुसेडा और फिर जेल भेजो.
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                            abhi
                            Feb 12, 2016 at 5:07 am
                            teri sister ke saah ehsa hota tab bahut acha hota na kamine tu insaan nhi h kamina h
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                              abhi
                              Feb 12, 2016 at 5:21 am
                              teri sister ke saath ho kabhi tab tujhe pta chlega
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                                parikshit sharma
                                Feb 12, 2016 at 3:21 am
                                we are very happy that dipti is safe in panipat as per indiatvnews channel we r with her faimily
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                                  santosh
                                  Feb 11, 2016 at 5:34 pm
                                  what about bhaiya who goes to USa and middleast. Its the criminal people and basically westetn up.
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                                    xxxxx
                                    Feb 12, 2016 at 1:56 am
                                    you should think once, what you are saying... if you can't do any thing for girl's safety, then you don't have any right to post such vulgar comment.. If same thing happens with your daughter or sister, what you'll do at that time..... Change your mentality.. grow up dude.
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                                      Sumit
                                      Feb 11, 2016 at 9:52 pm
                                      Noida and Gaziabad is always a dangerous place. Many companies lost their employees in past 2 decades especially. Nothing is changes and will not going to change in Uttar Pradesh and Gurgoan. Companies must think to quit those state and go some where safe.
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                                        Varun
                                        Feb 12, 2016 at 7:57 am
                                        ab ye kaha likha h ki wo police wale ki beti h....kya bhai kuch bhi matlab
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                                          Varun
                                          Feb 12, 2016 at 8:00 am
                                          sachi mein hum to teri maa, bhen ke liye bhi kuch ni khe sakte kyunki hamare mein phir bhi sharam h aurton ki .... bt jaan kasam bhagwan kare tu kabhi kidnap ho aur teri g**nd mein daale do sariye .... tab tujhe pata chale ki naya maal kaisa hota h ...... maadarc**d
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                                            vinay
                                            Feb 12, 2016 at 4:55 am
                                            teri behan nahi hai kya haram khor
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