Jammu & Kashmir Police

A minor girl abducted from Rainwari area of Srinagar was rescued by the police in Kathua district of Jammu, police said today.

Giving details, an official said that the girl (aged 17) was abducted by a man hailing from Shanpora area of Habak in Srinagar.

“Police Station Rainawari had already registered a kidnapping case FIR No. 76/2018 under sections 363 RPC against the accused,” said the official.

He said the police in Kathua activated special checkpoints after receiving information about the incident.

“The accused who was trying to escape from the state, was apprehended by PS Lakhanpur in determined action to save the kidnapped minor girl,” he said.

“Accordingly, Police Station Rainawari was informed to hand over the minor girl after completing all legal formalities.”