SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday arrested a non-local woman alleged of kidnapping a minor in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
Station Khag received information that a lady who was begging in village Dalwash, Khag kidnapped a four year old child, reads a statement issued by police.
The lady, the statement reads, concealed the child under her scarf and some local women upon developing suspicion, informed police Station Khag.
“A police party of police station Khag rushed to the spot alongwith lady police personnel and recovered the kidnapped boy from the possession of non-local lady and arrested her on spot”, it said.
The accused woman has been subsequently identified as Chidi Devi wife of Khana Ram resident of Dhannasar, Hanumangarh Rajasthan.
A case FIR number 17/2023 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Khag and investigation taken up.
The boy has been handed over to his parents after medico legal formalities.