Baripada: Irate villagers tied three miscreants to an electric pole and beat them mercilessly while they were trying to kidnap a girl in Odisha’s Baripada town in Mayurbhanj district Sunday.
After getting information, police rushed the spot, rescued the accused and took them to police station, reported odishasuntimes.
The accused were identified as the residents of Bhellur village in Jaleswar area of Balasore district.
They were caught by the villagers while trying to kidnap a girl in a car. The driver fled the spot.
According to reports, earlier, the accused had kidnapped the girl on June 25. The family of the victim had lodged a complaint with Baripada police station. During investigation police found that the girl had been sold in Mumbai. The victim was rescued by the police from a hotel near Kalyan station in Mumbai and handed over to her family on Friday.