Mumbai: The V P Road police station on Monday arrested a 25-year-old woman Bhagyashree Patil alias Laxmi for kidnapping a nine-month-old girl. On August 29, Laxmi, who used to live in the complainant Salma Shaikh’s neighbourhood took her daughter Yasmin Shaikh out to play and said that she will bring her home later. However, until August 30 Laxmi did not bring Yasmin home, after which Salma filed a complaint. The police in their investigation found out that Laxmi had taken the baby to Mandrup near Solapur, then to Pune and then to Gokulnagar near Sangli. The police laid a trap at her last location, arrested her and rescued the baby. Both Mandrup and Gokulnagar are known to be red light areas.

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