On Thursday afternoon, the girl’s father lodged an FIR against Mohsin following which he was booked under IPC sections 363 (punishment for kidnapping) and 366 (kidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel her marriage), and under relevant sections of the POCSO Act and the Prevention of the Atrocities Act.
The incident came to light on Wednesday morning when the cargo scan detected the presence of cartridges and a gun in a parcel on the Vadodara-Delhi Indigo flight. A rumour of the presence of RDX in the parcel caused commotion at the airport.
Tejal’s mother Vandana approached the police and alleged that she committed suicide because she was being harassed by her husband and his family as she was not being able to bear a child even after six years of marriage.
Commissioner of Police Anupamsinh Gahlaut, who was present at the darbar, immediately ordered the concerned Panigate police to file an FIR in the case. Apart from Gahlaut, joint commissioner of police, DCP Zone 4, inspectors, sub-inspectors and others from six police stations that fall under the zone, were present at the darbar.