Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate of Police on Wednesday rescued a 24-year-old girl from Balasore who was allegedly abducted by her spurned lover on June 28 and arrested the accused.
The victim, who hails from Kupari area of Balasore district, was staying at Chintamanishwar area here with her uncle and was working at a private firm in Chandrasekharpur.
According to sources, Manas Behera of Balasore wanted to marry with the victim but however he kidnapped the girl from Rajmahal Square after his proposal was rejected by the victim’s family.
The victim’s father had lodged a complaint with Laxmisagar police alleging Manas of abducting his daughter.
After lot of days elapsed and no action was taken by the city cops, the victim’s father approached DCP Satyabrata Bhoi following which the case was transferred to Capital police who conducted raids at several places in search of the girl.
The accused was traced at Soro in Balasore district along with the girl, said a police official.