A 14-year-old girl from Assam, who was kidnapped by two juveniles, was rescued by police recently in Chennai.
As per media reports, the police also nabbed the 17-year-old abductors of the girl and handed over them to a police team from Assam on Friday.
The minor girl was rescued on Tuesday.
After the rescue of the minor girl from Assam, she was sent to a government home at Mylapore in Chennai district of Tamil Nadu.
According to a TOI report, the juvenile kidnappers were taken to an observation home for boys.
It has been reported that a team of Government Railway Police (GRP) found the girl along with the abductors and they contacted the police in Assam.
The police registered a case against the abductors at Golaghat station under section 366 (kidnap) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Earlier, a GRP team on the basis of specific information provided by Assam police regarding the kidnapping, circulated photographs of the girl and her kidnappers along with the copy of the FIR registered in Assam to all police personnel.
The GRP team was led by deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Murugan and inspector Thomas Jesudasan.
The members of the GRP team conducted a thorough check in all the compartments of the Coromandel Express – which came from Howrah – as it arrived at Chennai Central railway station.
During the check, the GRP team was able to find out the three including the abducted girl and her kidnappers in the train.
The director general of police (railway) C. Sylendra Babu has lauded the prompt action of the GRP team and their success in rescuing the abducted girl.