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 girls 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 persons 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 girls 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.