Class 12th student abducted at gunpoint in UP

A class 12th girl was allegedly abducted at gunpoint by an armed youth and his associates in a broad daylight in Gadhmukteshhwar area.

Last Updated: Aug 04, 2013, 12:58 PM IST

Hapur (UP): A class 12th girl was allegedly abducted at gunpoint by an armed youth and his associates in a broad daylight in Gadhmukteshhwar area here.

The girl`s parents have filed a police complaint against a youth of the same area, alleging that she was going to her friend`s place in Daryapur village on Friday when he along with his friends stalked her and forcefully took her away in a car at gunpoint.

Hearing the girl`s scream, locals tried to rescue her, but the youth, identified as Raju Singh, allegedly threatened to shoot then and forced her into the car and fled.

"Based on a complaint filed by the girl`s parents, police have registered a case against Raju and his friends. We have launched a manhunt to search the girl and all accused would be arrested soon," said a senior police officer.

Police said they suspect it to be a case of love affair that went wrong.

PTI