Man booked for kidnapping 14-year-old on pretext of marriage

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Jan 31, 2015 00:12 IST

The Basti Jodhewal police booked a man for kidnapping a 14-year-old on Thursday. The accused has been identified as Manoj Kumar of West Bengal.

In her complaint, Manju Devi, a resident of Indira Colony, alleged that the accused has kidnapped her 14-year-old daughter on the pretext of marriage.

A case under Sections 363 and 366 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act has been registered against the accused. ASI Gurvinder Singh, who is investigating the case, said the police had launched a manhunt for arrest of the accused.

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