Acting on a complaint of a woman from Bandra that her 16-year-old girl was kidnapped by a purported NCP ward president,identified as Nisar Shaikh,and others a day earlier,the Bandra police on Thursday registered a case of kidnapping and abducting against him.
Pratap Dighavkar,deputy commissioner of police,(Zone 9) said police arrested Abid Arif Hussain (19),Nisar Haseen Ali Shaikh (37) and Rabiya Arif Hussain Sheikh on the basis of the FIR. They were released on bail on Thursday,Dighavkar said.
The victims mother,Sayeeda Hashim Khan (33),stated her daughter was in a relationship with her neighbour Abid Hussain. When Rukaiyas family came to know about this,they reprimanded her and changed their residence.
The girls father,Hashim Khan (45) alleged that around 11pm Tuesday,Abid Hussain,Nisar Shaikh,and Abids mother Rabiya Sheikh came to their house and took her away. The complaint was filed at Bandra police station the next day.
The girl was found at Nisar Sheikhs house,police said. She allegedly told police that the three had attempted to get her married to Abid.