A 24-year-old pregnant woman was allegedly kidnapped, held captive for several hours and robbed of jewellery worth Rs 2 lakh by unidentified persons here, police said today.
The victim claimed she had stepped out of her home at suburban Goregaon for some work yesterday afternoon when four unidentified men in an Innova car abducted her, they said.
Based on her complaint, an FIR was registered at Vanrai police station and a manhunt launched to trace the accused, police said.
The woman lives with her in-laws. Her husband is in the merchant navy and currently posted abroad. She got married last year and is three months pregnant.
The four men pulled the woman into the car and blindfolded her. They molested her and snatched gold jewellery worth Rs two lakh, police said.
"They drove her around for several hours and dumped her in Malwani area in the evening," said a police officer.