Group of men in car abduct 12-year-old girl in Gurugram; 10 police teams tracing victim

A 12-year-old girl returning with her minor sister from her father's work place was allegedly kidnapped in Haryana's Gurugram district

PTI January 20, 2018 16:59:46 IST
Group of men in car abduct 12-year-old girl in Gurugram; 10 police teams tracing victim

Gurugram: A 12-year-old girl returning with her minor sister from her father's work place was allegedly kidnapped by men in a car near a village in Haryana's Gurugram district, a police official said on Saturday.

The incident happened on Friday when the victim along with her seven-year-old sister was returning home from the factory where her father works, the official said.

Group of men in car abduct 12yearold girl in Gurugram 10 police teams tracing victim

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"A car screeched to a halt and the occupants pulled the elder sister into the vehicle, following which the younger sister rushed home and informed her mother after which the incident was reported to the police," the officer said.

A case of kidnapping has been registered of against unknown persons, he said.

"We have made 10 teams to trace the victim," the official said.

The victim's family hail from Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, police said. She and her sister often visited the factory to hand over the lunch box to her father, the officer added.

The incident comes at a time when several gory incidents of crime against women in recent days have shaken the state of Haryana.

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