Student charged with kidnapping, after he reappears

Last Updated: Monday, May 10, 2010 - 17:40

Muzaffarnagar: The college student, who
resurfaced yesterday after reportedly being killed by his
girlfriend`s relatives, and his two family members have been
charged with kidnapping and fraud by Uttar Pradesh police.

Police have detained Ajit Saini and lodged a case
against him and his two family members under section 363, 366
and 420 of IPC, said Circle Officer (CO) Shashi Shekhar.

After a body with a slit throat was found in New Mandi
area here and was identified as that of Ajit by his family
which claimed that he was a victim of honour killing, the girl
Anshu Tomar`s father Narendra Tomar and her brother Anuj were
arrested by police.

Anuj, who police had earlier claimed had confessed to
have killed Ajit for "tarnishing his family`s image" by
eloping with his sister, has been released on a personal bond,
Superintendent of Police Rajiv Malhotra said today.

He has been asked to cooperate in the inquiry,
Malhotra said.

Anshu, who had resurfaced with Ajit at a police
station yesterday, would be produced in court for recording
her statement under Section 164 of CrPc, the SP said.

He claimed that Anshu admitted during interrogation
that she had eloped.

She has been sent to a government women protection


First Published: Monday, May 10, 2010 - 17:40
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