Police on Saturday claimed to have rescued a minor girl of Lal Bazar locality here who was abducted on Friday.
Police said the girl (name withheld) was abducted from Lal Bazar locality here on Friday.
"The girl's family had lodged a complaint at police station Lal Bazar saying their daughter had left home for some work on Friday morning but did not return. Acting of the complaint a police team was setup under the supervision of SHO Lal Bazar Syed Mubarak for locating whereabouts of the missing girl," said SDPO Hazratbal, Zahid Lone
"During the course of investigation, we learnt that the girl was abducted by a person and taken to Jammu. The team rushed to Jammu and rescued the girl from clutches of the accused. After medical examination, the girl was handed over to her parents. The accused has been taken into custody and an FIR vide No: 9/2015 under section 363 has been registered against him at police station Lal Bazar. Further investigations are on," the SDPO said.
Meanwhile, MLA elect Zadibal, Abid Hussain Ansari, has hailed the police for its timely action in rescuing the minor girl.
"I hope police will continue to work in the same way to ensure protection of people," Ansari added.''