Srinagar: Police in Baramulla claimed to have recovered an abducted girl within 6 hours by arresting an accused person involved in the commission of crime.
Police Post Palhallan received a written complaint from one person stating therein that his daughter has been abducted by Mohammad Afzal Chopan (Bilal) son of Gh Hassan Chopan resident of Palhallan Pattan. Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Pattan and investigation was initiated.
On receipt of this information, SDPO Pattan Mohammad Nawaz Khanday constituted a team headed by In-charge Police Post Palhallan. During the course of investigation, after strenuous efforts Police recovered the abducted girl and arrested the accused person involved in the commission of crime from Hajin area of District Bandipora.
After completing all the medico legal formalities, the girl was handed over to her legal heirs. Further investigation of the case is going on.
Our consistent action against the anti-social elements should assure community members that Police is resolved to act tough against the elements involved in any sort of criminal activities, police said.