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Abducted girl rescued, one held

Press Trust of India  |  Moga (Pb) 

A 16-year-old Dalit girl, who was allegedly abducted and raped, was rescued from Ambala railway station and one person arrested in this connection.

She was abducted from Lopon village here by Satnam Singh of the same village on July 21, police said.

Singh had lured the girl on the pretext of marrying her, they said.

Acting on a tip off, police team rescued the girl and arrested the kidnapper from Ambala railway station yesterday, SSP Surjit Singh Grewal said.

Satnam was produced in a local court which remanded him in three-day police custody.

The medical examination of the victim has confirmed rape, the police official said.

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First Published: Sat, July 27 2013. 18:00 IST