ROURKELA: The Rourkela police on Friday arrested two youth for allegedly abducting a minor schoolgirl.
Police are searching another youth in this case, who is absconding.
Sources said, a minor girl (14) resides with her parents at Koel Nagar area and studies in 8th class in MGM school at Jhirpani here.
On Friday morning, she had gone to her school by her cycle. After about one hour, her father went to the school to deposit her fees. When he enquired in school about her daughter, he could come to know that she was not present in school, said police.
He immediately inquired with his relatives, and they started searching for her. Her father could come to know that she is in Nehru park at sector 19 area here. He along with his relatives went to Nehru park and found her daughter was with three other youths, said police.
Seeing the father of the girl along with some other persons, one youth ran away from the spot. Her father rescued the minor girl, and two youth were nabbed.
After that, they informed Sector-19 police and handed over the two youth to the police.
Father of the girl lodged an FIR against three youth for abducting his minor daughter.
The two youth have been identified as Sahib Ali(19) and Riaz Udit(19), both are the resident of the Sector-15 area here. Police are now searching another youth to arrest him.