A 16-year-old domestic help, on Friday, kidnapped her employers' 2-year-old daughter allegedly to avenge insult meted out to her by the family, the city police said. However, the police rescued the child within few hours of the incident.
The maid abducted the child when she was asleep in her residence at Uniworld City in Sector 30.
The police soon swung into action and rescued the victim from the house of maid's sister at Chakkarpur village near DLF City Phase 1.
The maid was working for the family for the last two years. According to Nazia, the maid, her employers used to ill-treat and humiliate her.
"The accused belongs to West Bengal," said Maheshwar Dayal, DCP (east).
"Immediately after receiving the information, we formed several teams and launched a search. All the city police stations were informed about the incident. The maid's parents also gave us some inputs. Then we went to Chakkarpur and rescued the child," he added. The accused was produced before a juvenile court that sent her to juvenile home in Hisar, said the official.