Ghaziabad: A teenaged girl from Bangalore, who was allegedly kidnapped and later sold to a youth in Uttarakhand, was rescued following a raid on a house here, police said on Thursday.
A team of Bangalore police led by sub-inspector
Manjura Tripathi raided the house yesterday in Garhmukteshwar
area and recovered the 16-yr-old girl and arrested a youth
Arvind, they said.
He bought the girl for Rs 70,000 from Haldwani in
Uttarakhand, they said adding that Arvind claims that he had
married the girl.
The girl was kidnapped by someone in Bangalore last
month following which her father Radhy Shyam had lodged a
police complaint on April 19 in Pinia police station there,
The arrested youth was produced before a magistrate
for transit remand, they said adding that the girl`s statement
will be recorded in Bangalore and investigations are on.