A 30-year-old man from Rajasthan, who was about to marry a lady of his personal ‘gotra (clan)’, was allegedly kidnapped by her household simply before their marriage ceremony on Thursday as they opposed their relationship. He was rescued by the Ghaziabad police, with the assistance of Rajasthan police, after a virtually seven-hour chase, senior officers stated on Friday.
The 5 who kidnapped the person have been arrested and had been recognized as the lady’s brother Shubham Danodiya, 26, and his accomplices, Rajendra Kumar, 22, Akash Mehriya, 21, Vijay Chand, 20, and Dilip Kumar, 20, police stated.
In line with police, the couple, Mahendra Kumar, 30, and Laxmi Danodiya, 24, from Sikar district fled their houses and reached Ghaziabad tehsil to carry out a court docket marriage on Thursday.
Round 1pm, Kumar got here out of the tehsil workplace on some work, whereas Danodiya waited inside. 5 males allegedly kidnapped Kumar, stated a senior police officer.
“On listening to the commotion outdoors, Danodiya instantly knowledgeable the police and informed them that she suspected that the abductors could possibly be her relations,” stated assistant commissioner of police (ACP), Metropolis 2, Ravi Kumar Singh.
The lady lodged a kidnapping criticism at Sihani Gate police station and a police crew instantly received on the duty of rescuing the person.
Investigators stated the couple had been in a critical relationship and needed to marry. They determined to get the registry marriage accomplished in Ghaziabad as they discovered that no police verification was required to carry out a court docket marriage in Uttar Pradesh.
“After Kumar was kidnapped, our groups scanned the footage from the CCTV cameras across the tehsil and found that the person has been kidnapped in a employed automobile, that later went in the direction of Duhai on Delhi-Meerut Street. We traced the automobile to Japanese Peripheral Expressway (EPE) interchange in Duhai. There, the suspects bundled Kumar into their automobile, a Maruti Swift, and drove in the direction of Haryana,” stated Singh.
A surveillance crew scanned the CCTV footage from the cameras on EPE and tracked all automobiles arriving from Rajasthan on Thursday. They zeroed in on the suspects automobile and recognized it as a automobile registered in Sikar district. Three groups had been tasked to chase it in coordination with Haryana and Rajasthan police. “Round 8.30pm on Thursday, the automobile was lastly discovered throughout a routine verify beneath the jurisdiction of the Bagar police station in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan,” stated a police officer connected to case investigation.
The suspects had been nabbed with the assistance of the Rajasthan Police and Kumar was rescued. He was dropped at Ghaziabad the place he underwent a medical check-up, whereas Danodiya was taken to a authorities’s one-stop centre for ladies. She will likely be produced before a court docket, the Ghaziabad police stated.