Nuapada: Police on Wednesday arrested a youth on charges of kidnapping a minor girl from Singapur village under Beltukuri police limits in Nuapda district.
The accused has been identified as Mohammed Amatarul of neighbouring state of West Bengal.
Reports said the accused youth had befriended the minor girl of the village six months ago through social media platform Facebook. The duo then fell in love and then decided to meet each other following which Amatarul reached the village.
Meanwhile, the lovers decided to flee from the village.
People caught hold of them while they were fleeing the village. Police reached the spot and arrested Amatarul.