Srinagar: Police on Friday claimed to have recovered an abducted girl and arrested the accused in the crime.
Handwara police after receiving complaint about the kidnapping of the girl (name withheld) on 25 October had registered a case FIR number 348/2017 under section 363,109 RPC in this regard and initiated the investigation.
“On 25 October Police Post Langate received a written complaint from one person (name withheld) resident of Langate that his minor daughter (name withheld) was kidnapped by one accused Ghulam Jeelani Sheikh son of Ghulam Mohd Sheikh resident of Ferozpora Tangmarg ” police said.
During the course of investigation, Police party from police post Langate recovered the kidnapped girl from the possession of accused at Tangmarg , police said.
Police claimed to have arrested the accused and the victim girl has been handed over to her family after completing all legal formalities. Investigation of the case is in progress.