Gorakhpur: Police have lodged a case towards a Karnataka man for allegedly kidnapping a 19-year-old lady after befriending her, hiding his spiritual identification, police stated on Thursday.
A lacking report was lodged by the girl’s father on January 5 after she didn’t return house from faculty, Station Home Officer, Chiluatal police station, Neeraj Kumar Rai stated.
“Throughout an investigation and with the assistance of name information of the girl’s cell phone, it was discovered that she used to ceaselessly discuss to the person whose identify within the Truecaller app was talked about as Mehboob and the situation as Karnataka,” he stated.
A case was lodged towards the person on January 11, following which a three-member police group was despatched to Karnataka to hint the person and the kidnapped lady, Mr Rai stated.
On the premise of those inputs, the girl’s father lodged an FIR towards the person and accused him of allegedly kidnapping his daughter and hiding his spiritual identification, he stated.
The lady’s father, who’s a retired Military man, has talked about within the FIR that final yr the person had befriended his daughter via social media and wooed her on the pretext of offering a job.
Police stated that the whole lot could be clear as soon as the accused and the kidnapped lady are traced.
The case was lodged below sections 366 (kidnapping, abduction or inducing lady to compel her into marriage ) and 363 (kidnapping) of the Indian Penal Code, moreover the brand new anti-conversion legislation of the Uttar Pradesh authorities, the SHO stated.
The just lately promulgated Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Illegal Conversion of Faith Ordinance, 2020, nullifies marriages if they’re carried out for the only real function of non secular conversion.
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