Police on Monday said it rescued a girl who had been kidnapped and the accused involved in the crime was also arrested.
A statement said one person reported to police stationSadder that his daughter has been kidnapped by some unknown person fromMehjoornagar area here.
On receipt of this information, the statement said, a (caseFIR No 71/2020) was registered at police stations Sadder and investigationinitiated.
During the course ofinvestigation, officers taking assistance of the modern scientific aids wereable to track the girl along with the kidnapper.
"Police recovered thegirl and subsequently arrested the accused identified as Muhammad Lateef Khanof Shunglipora Khag, Budgam, involved in the crime. After fulfilling allmedico-legal formalities, the girl was handed over to her legal heirs.Investigation into the matter is in progress," the statement said. "the swiftaction by police against anti-social elements has been appreciated by thelocals."
The police have asked the community members to cooperatewith police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood. "They can shareinformation pertaining to social crimes with police. We reassure the communitymembers that our efforts in curbing social crimes shall continue," said thestatement.