CHITRAL: A bid to kidnap a minor girl was foiled by her mother and an uncle in the Goldur locality of Chitral town on Friday.
The woman kidnapper, who was speaking Pushto, fled but her suspected local facilitator has been caught.
The incident created fears and panic among the local people who asked the police to arrest all those involved, locals told ChitralToday.
According yo reports, Sana, aged two years, daughter of Ihsan of Goldur, was playing outside her house when a woman appeared there and took her away.
When someone alerted the family, the mother and an uncle of the girl, Abdul Khaliq, chased the woman and intercepted her on DC office road.
The woman, who was speaking Pushto, resisted but Mr Khaliq and the child’s mother saved her from the abductor. In the meantime, a boy from Rehankot identified as Arsalan, came to the help of the suspect and scuffled with Mr Khaliq, giving her a chance to flee.
Later, the girl’s mother approached the police and on her complaint the boy from Rehankot was detained. The police have launched an investigation into the case.
The reports said it was the third case of its kind in the area in the recent past.–Muhkam Uddin Ayuni