Customs official arrested, service revolver seized

July 10th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) A Customs official was arrested here Thursday while trying to forcibly pull a girl out of her house at gun point, the police said. Customs inspector Angad Kumar was booked under sections 354 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code and his service revolver was seized by the police.

“Kumar is posted in Gorakhpur and according to the girl, he was after her since long,” inspector S.N. Singh of Alambagh police station told IANS.

Kumar wanted to marry the girl, who is also a native of Gorakhpur, and was troubling her. “In a bid to avoid him, the girl shifted here and started living with her relatives. However, Kumar looked for the girl and tried to forcibly take her along with him,” added Singh.

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