In Vadodara City, many areas were declared “disturbed” through a notification under Section 3 of the Act on September 30, 2009, for a period of five years (until September 30, 2014). It was extended by another notification by the revenue department from October 1, 2014, to September 30, 2019, adding more areas to the list.
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.