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Odisha: Two arrested for abducting minor


Reported by Santosh Jagdev
Bhubaneswar, July 14:

The Commissionerate Police in Odisha today arrested two young persons for allegedly abducting a 16-year-minor girl on July 9 while she was returning from school.

The accused identified as Akash Digal (20) and Amit Pradhan (21), both residents of Behera Sahi in Salia Sahi under the Nayapalli police limits, would be forwarded to a local court tomorrow, police sources said.

The duo, students of Plus Two at a reputed college in city, was nabbed from a place in Khordha district.

The police also rescued the minor girl from their captivity and handed her over to her parents.

According to the police, the parents of the minor, who hail from Haldiapada under Laxmisagar police limits, had lodged a complaint with the Nayapalli police station on July 9 regarding the abduction of their daughter. Acting on a tip off , Nayapalli police today nabbed the accused from and rescued the victim.

The girl, a student of  a high school in Nayapalli area, had been staying with her uncle at Salia Sahi, police said.