Public rescue woman from kidnappers in Mangolpuri
A woman in her early 20's was rescued by public after she was abducted in a car by a group of men in outer Delhi's Mangolpuri area on Saturday.
She was rescued after her cries for help were heard by the public who intercepted the car at Rohini and rescued the woman and then set the car on fire. The police have arrested two people in connection with the incident and are on the lookout for the other members of the group.
According to DCP (Rohini) MN Tiwari, the incident was reported around 1 am on Sunday.
"The incident took place around 8 pm at Mangolpuri. The caller informed us that a woman was being abducted in a Hyundai Accent car and later rescued by the public. Our teams had reached the spot and later arrested two accused in connection with the incident," said Tiwari.
The woman was allegedly forced into the car by a group of five men who allegedly tried to disrobe her. While she was being driven around, her cries for help were heard by several alert passers-by who tried to chase the vehicle and later the car was intercepted by another vehicle and an argument ensued between the alleged abductors and members of the public, said police.
In the ensuing argument a scuffle broke out and the woman was rescued from the abductors. Three of the accused managed to flee from the spot, however, two of them were caught by the public and thrashed while their car was torched.
After the complaint was registered at Mangolpuri police station, it also came to light that the accused persons and the victim were known to each other and had been communicating over phone for the past few days.
"We are looking into the context of the conversations and will apprehend the other accused. A case under section 365, 354 (B) and 34 of the Indian Penal Code was registered," said a police official.