J-K: Girl rescued within a day of her kidnapping, 1 held

Jammu, Mar 16: A girl was rescued by the Jammu and Kashmir police within a day of her kidnapping by a youth, who has been arrested, an official said today.

The accused was arrested in Samba district after a complaint was lodged by the girl’s father, he said, adding the victim was allegedly kidnapped on the intervening night of March 14-15.

During the search operations, police raided different locations in Samba and Udhampur districts as well as in the Jammu border area yesterday, the officer said.

Acting on a tip-off, police rescued the girl from Papad belt of Mansar and the accused was arrested, he said.

The matter is being investigated and a case has been lodged, the officer said.

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