Six days on, abducted three-yr-old girl rescued
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Harmini (3) aka Edda, who was allegedly kidnapped by a business partner of her parents six days ago, was rescued by the UT police Sunday and reunited with her parents. As per police, the girl was rescued from a village in Jind, Haryana. However, operations are still on to arrest the accused, Jagal Benipal.
Police sources said the girl was rescued after they pressurised the kidnapper by rounding up the families of the accused. The accused had left Edda at a bus stop and fled.
At 5 pm Sunday, UT team headed by Inspector Ranjodh Singh of Crime Branch rescued the child from a village, which is reportedly the native village of the accused.
A police source said the accused were taking the help of the Sarpanch of the village where the accused had taken the child, for negotiating with the police.
The incident took place on January 14 when Harish and Priya Arora came to the city from Delhi to settle a financial dispute with one of their business partners, Jagal Beniwal. The accused alleged that the couple owed him Rs 60 lakh and offered to take the couple's daughter for a ride. When the accused did not return, the parents tried to contact the accused, but his pone was switched off.
In the evening, Harish received a ransom call for Rs 1 crore from Jagal, which was negotitated to Rs 60 lakh.
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