Two drunk men try to kidnap minor girl in Hyderabad

Fortunately, a senior citizen saw them dragging the girl into the car and followed them.

Two drunk men try to kidnap minor girl in Hyderabad

Two drunk men allegedly dragged a 14-year-old girl into their car on the outskirts of Hyderabad city on Wednesday, but were nabbed immediately after a passerby alerted local residents and she was rescued, police said.

The incident took place about 5 pm, when the girl, a student of the ZPHS High School at Majidpur village, was returning home, The Hindu reported.

The duo, identified as Ramesh Kumar (40) and M Srikant (23), were nabbed.


Fortunately, a senior citizen saw them dragging the girl into the car and followed them.

They were travelling in Ramesh’s cab bearing the number TS08UB 6361.

Jagadish, the senior citizen, handed them over to the police after stopping the two drunk men. An interceptor vehicle of the police was also sent to the spot immediately after the police was informed.

Jagadish managed to first catch one of the accused, and the other was found later at the outskirts of Majidpur village.

Ramesh and Srikanth were booked under sections 354 and 366 read with 511 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and also under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) and SC/ST Atrocity Act, as the girl belonged to the SC community, said J Narender Goud, inspector, Hayathnagar police station.