SRINAGAR: Police on Tuesday said it has recovered a girl who was abducted in Handwara area of north Kashmir from Delhi and also arrested the kidnapper within five days.
A police spokesman in a statement said on Feb 10 a girl (name withheld) was kidnapped by Shoib Ahmad Sheikh son of Ghulam Nabi Sheikh with the assistance of Azad Ahmad.
“The investigation team succeeded in tracing the kidnapper in Delhi. The kidnapper was held and the girl was also recovered. The investigation revealed that mastermind behind the commission of offence was uncle of the kidnapper namely Hilal Ahmad Sheikh. Further investigation in this regard is going on,” the spokesman said.
A case FIR number 08/016 under section 366,109 RPC was registered in police station Kralgund in this regard, he added.