Minor girl kidnapped, molested

Minor girl kidnapped, molested

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, October 30

In a shocking incident, a 12-year-old girl was kidnapped by unknown persons from her house in the wee hours on Thursday leading to panic and tension in Dharad village falling under the Jandiala police station here.

However, they later left the victim outside her house at around 5 am. The incident left the girl in the shock who only told her family that the unknown persons had molested her. Following the complaint lodged by victim’s paternal aunt, the police have registered a case under Sections 365 and 354-A of the IPC and Section 10 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

The complainant told the police that her brother-in-law and his wife were mentally challenged and they had a 12-year-old daughter. She said on Thursday she was sleeping with her grandmother. She said at around 3.30 am, some unknown persons barged into their house and bundled the girl into their car and fled. She said they tried to locate them but failed to find the girl. She said at around 5 am they left the girl outside the house.

She said when the girl arrived she was in utter shock and did not say anything but she was teased and molested by the unidentified persons.

Police authorities said they had detained a person on suspicion and further investigations were under progress.

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