Kidnapped girl rescued in AP

Bagalagunte police rescued a 15-year-old girl and arrested three minor youths who had kidnapped her.

The girl’s parents had filed a missing complaint with the police , saying their daughter had not returned home from work on February 9.

The complainants suspected the role of three youths who would loiter around the house and were not to be seen since that day.

The police gathered the mobile phone numbers of the youths and launched a search. Finally, the youths were traced to a house at Madakashira in Andhra Pradesh.

Based on the statement of the girl, a case under the Pocso Act and under Sections 376 (rape) and 363 (kidnapping) has been registered against the suspects.

The juveniles have been remanded to the observation home, a police officer said.

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