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UP: Villagers foil kidnapping bid, one nabbed Uttar Pradesh

UP: Villagers foil kidnapping bid, one nabbed

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 03 Feb 2023, 03:58 pm

Auraiya: A bid to kidnap a girl was foiled when the vehicle of the kidnappers overturned after being chased by the villagers in Bidhuna area of Auraiya district here in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, police sources said here.

Police sources said that Kiran Kumar, a resident of Bhaipur village, has three daughters Ruchi, Julie and Shubhi.

"Ruchi and Julie are married and live in Gurugram and Shubhi had gone to meet them recently. On Friday all the three sisters came back to celebrate the birthday of their brother Arun," they said.

Police sources said that the incident took place when the three brothers along with Arun were going to their village on an e-rickshaw.

"Near Hamirpur Saraiya village four to five persons travelling in an SUV forcibly pulled Shubhi from the e-rickshaw and made her sit in their vehicle. When the elder sister Julie protested one of the kidnappers hit her with the butt of a revolver," they said.

Police sources said that on hearing the cries of the girls when local residents chased the SUV it driver in an attempt to escape tried to speed away in which the vehicle overturned. "While one of the kidnappers was caught and thrashed by the villagers, others managed to escape," they said.

Police sources said that Julie has been admitted to the hospital and the nabbed kidnapper was being quizzed.

(With UNI inputs)