Girl abducted in Delhi, Rs.5 mn ransom demandedMarch 9th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A 11-year-old girl in west Delhi has been allegedly kidnapped and the abductors have demanded Rs.5 million for her release, police said Sunday. Kritika, a Class 8 student, left her home in Hari Nagar Saturday afternoon to visit a friend but didn’t return, a police official said. Kritika lives with her father, an exporter.
At 7 p.m., an unidentified caller demanded a ransom of Rs.5 million for Kritika’s safe release, the official said.
Police was informed about the girl’s abduction after the ransom call, he said.
The family received another call at 9 p.m., when Kritika reportedly spoke to her father, and the abductor asked him if the money had been arranged.
Police have registered a case and have formed five teams to rescue Kritika, a student of Happy Model School in Janakpuri.
Kritika’s parents live separately and her mother is in Ambala, Haryana.