Reported by Santosh Jagdev
Bhubaneswar, Dec 8:
The Commissionerate Police on Sunday arrested and forwarded a 21-year-old youth to the local court here on charges of kidnapping a minor girl studying at a residential school near Khandagiri on November 18.
The accused Pabitra Nayak of Ghatikia under Khandagiri police limits was arrested from his house while the minor was rescued from his captivity on Sunday evening.
He had abducted the minor girl studying in class IX on November 18.
Acting on a complaint lodged by a teacher of the residential school, the accused was arrested and minor was rescued.
Medical tests of the accused and the victim have been carried out, Khandagiri police said.