MP Student Abducted From Kota Hostel; Father Alleges ₹30 Lakh Ransom Demanded

MP Student Abducted From Kota Hostel; Father Alleges ₹30 Lakh Ransom Demanded

The Kota police are yet to confirm if she was abducted from Kota.

PTIUpdated: Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 05:08 PM IST
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Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh): A 21-year-old woman from Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri has been allegedly abducted from Rajasthan's Kota with her father claiming that he has received a Rs 30-lakh ransom demand.

Shivpuri police confirmed that an FIR has been registered in Kota and the investigation has been started to trace the victim.

Pictures have surfaced on social media, where the girl can be seen in a purple T-shirt, and her hands tied by a rope and mouth gagged.

The woman's father, in a police complaint, stated that he had taken his daughter to Kota in August last year for exam coaching and she was living in a hostel under the Vigyan Nagar police station area.

The man claimed that he has received a ransom demand of Rs 30 lakh and also pictures of his daughter with her hands and feet tied, Circle Inspector Satish Chaudhary told PTI on Tuesday morning.

(With updates by FPJ Webdesk)

Based on the complaint, the police lodged a case of abduction under the Indian Penal Code on Monday night and started an investigation into the matter, the police official said. However, during the preliminary investigation, police did not find any record of the woman getting admission to the institute or in the hostel that her father mentioned, Chaudhary said.

"It was yet to be verified and confirmed that the abduction incident really took place in Kota," he said, adding that based on the complaint by the woman's father an investigation was underway.

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