Jaipur, April 20 : Even as India is outraged over Kathua and Unnao rape cases and demanding death penalty for accused, a man allegedly tried to abduct a minor girl early on Thursday morning in Jaipur.
The eight-year-old girl’s family says that she had gone out to buy milk from a nearby shop around 6.45 am. “While she was returning from the shop, a man on a motorcycle stopped her and asked her which school she studied in. She told him the name of her school and he lifted her and placed her on the bike’s tank,” said the uncle of the minor girl.
He added that the man also injured the girl with some electronic device, probably an electroshock weapon, and fled. “A few metres ahead, the bike collided with a school van and my niece jumped off the bike. The man tried to use the weapon on her again but the girl pulled away and ran back home. He tried to follow her but on seeing that she has reached home, he fled,” he said.
The CCTV footage from nearby places confirm that the man following the girl.
The police said “The girl had injury marks on her shoulder and we have sent her for a medical test. A case has been lodged under relevant sections of IPC and the search for the accused is on.