A young man kidnapped an 11-year-old girl on a two-wheeler.
Police are in search of the young man's whereabouts.
Koneru Centre (Machilipatnam): The case of an 11-year-old minor girl who escaped from the clutches of the kidnapper has created a stir in Bandar. An unidentified young man picked up a minor girl playing near her house on a two-wheeler. As the girl started crying loudly, he left her and fled the scene. The girl later returned home crying and told the family members as to what happened.
According to the details revealed by the police, Jampana Chandrasekhar and Lakshmi Baby from Sukarlabad, Machilipatnam have two daughters. The eldest daughter is in Class X while the second daughter Ramyashree is studying in Class V. Chandrasekhar ekes out a living by running a teashop near his home.
Ramyashree was playing with her friends near the tea shop on Saturday night when an unidentified youngster came on a two-wheeler. On the pretext of seeking an address, he took the unsuspecting girl on his vehicle. From there, he took her through several routes to the District Court Centre area. Sensing that something was wrong, the girl started crying loudly. Fearing that he would be caught, the man abandoned her near the local Ganesh temple and fled from there. Later, the girl walked back home alone. Soon as she reached home, the girl told the parents about the incident.
The incident is being investigated and the local police are verifying the CCTV footage based on the girl's inputs. Bandar DSP M Ramesh Reddy and CI Ankababu collected the details of the incident. However, no case has been registered in the police station over the incident as yet.